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



Las Descargues, 13 June 2010
Polia nebulosa Adult


© Robin Howard

Polia nebulosa (Hufnagel, 1766)

Grey Arches
La Brodée

Wingspan: 46-58mm

Imago: univoltine - May-August. An occasional visitor to light and sugar it has been recorded from the birch and broadleaved woodland of the ridge and Las Descargues garden traps.

Larva: larva feeds on birch, hazel, bramble and honeysuckle. Overwinters as a small larva with pupation taking place in loose earth.