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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 4 March 2010
Conistra vaccinii Adult

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© Robin Howard

Conistra vaccinii (Linnaeus, 1761)

Chestnut
La Robuste

Wingspan: 28-36mm

A univoltine species on the wing from September to April. A common species found in nearly all habitats and sites. Will fly in suitable conditions throughout the winter.

The larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants, overwinters as an adult.

 

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