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



Las Descargues, July, 2008
Cilix hispanica Adult


© Robin Howard

Cilix hispanica Pérez De-Gregorio et al, 2002

Spanish Character
Petite épine hispanique

Wingspan: c25mm

A bivoltine species with similar flight period to glaucata and found in similar habitats. It too is a frequent visitor to light and can be observed flying in bright sunshine on dry, grassy slopes.

Larvae are found on Prunus species.