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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 15 November 2009
Conistra ligula Adult

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© Robin Howard

Conistra ligula (Esper, 1791)

Dark Chestnut
L'Orrhidie ligulée

Wingspan: 30-38mm

Imago: univoltine - September-April. A common species that will fly throughout the winter when conditions are suitable. Recorded from most habitats and sites.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants, overwinters as an adult.

 

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