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

NOLIDAE

Chloephorinae

Las Descargues, 21 August 2013
Bena bicolorana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Bena bicolorana (Fuessly, 1775)

Scarce Silver-lines
La Halias du chêne

Wingspan: 40-48mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August. A frequent visitor to light and recorded from all woodland sites throughout the area.

Larvae feed on Quercus spp. Overwinters as a small larva.

 

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