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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 2 June 2010
Hadena confusa Adult

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© Robin Howard

Hadena confusa (Hufnagel, 1766)

Marbled Coronet
La Noctuelle saupoudrée

Wingspan: 33-39mm

A univoltine species flying from May to July. An occasional visitor to light from traps on or bordering calcareous grassland. Recorded from the Las Descargues ridge and the Causse.

The larva feeds here on bladder campion before overwintering, sometimes twice, as a pupa underground.

 

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