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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, June, 2006
Lacanobia thalassina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lacanobia thalassina (Hufnagel, 1766)

Pale-shouldered Brocade
Le Double W

Wingspan: 38-44mm

Imago: univoltine - May-July. An occasional visitor to light it has been recorded from broadleaved woodland, woodland margins, scrub and sometimes gardens.

Larva: feeds on herbaceous plants and various trees and shrubs. Overwinters as a pupa underground in a cocoon.

 

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