Agrochola lychnidis - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 24 October 2010
Agrochola lychnidis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Agrochola lychnidis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Beaded Chestnut
La Cannelée

Wingspan: 34-44mm

Imago: univoltine - September-April. A frequent visitor to light, recorded from most sites and habitats, a generally distributed and common species.

Larva: feeds on grasses and various low growing herbaceous plants, overwinters as an adult.

 

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