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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 7 August 2011
Palpita unionalis Adult

6690

© Robin Howard

Palpita unionalis (Hübner, 1796)

Wingspan: 27-31mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-October. A regular visitor to light it has been recorded from garden traps at Las Descargues and occasionally from woodland margins.

Larva: feeds on Oleaceae spp.

 

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