Mythimna l-album - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 19 June 2012
Mythimna l-album Adult


© Robin Howard

Mythimna l-album (Linnaeus, 1767)

L-album Wainscot
Le Crochet blanc

Wingspan: 34-40mm

Imago: plurivoltine - January-November. An often abundant species at light and sugar, it has been recorded from all grassland habitats and sites including the Causse.

Larva: feeds on various grass species, overwinters as an early instar larva before pupating underground.