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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 28 July 2013
Mythimna sicula Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mythimna sicula (Treitschke, 1835)

La Leucarnie sicilienne

Wingspan: 34-40mm

Imago: bivoltine - March-October. An occasional visitor to light but a far from common species. It has been recorded mainly from the Causse but there have also been records from Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on various low-growing herbaceous plants.

 

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