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



Ladirat, 8 Sept 2007
Metalampra cinnamomea Adult


© Robin Howard

Metalampra cinnamomea (Zeller, 1869)

Wingspan: 12-15mm

A univoltine species flying from June to September when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all sites where woodland forms the principal habitat.

Larvae feed on various trees and shrubs, Quercus, Populus, Fraxinus, Fagus, Betulus, Robinia, Abies and Pinus species.