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



Las Descargues, 23 April 2009
Pseudoips prasinana Adult


© Robin Howard

Pseudoips prasinana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Green Silver-lines
La Halias du htre

Wingspan: 32-40mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-July ; August-September. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all woodland sites, it can be a common species at Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on various trees and shrubs, Quercus, Betulus, Corylus, Carpinusetc. Overwinters as a pupa.