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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 15 August 2013
Hydrelia flammeolaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Hydrelia flammeolaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

Small Yellow Wave
La Flammèche

WIngspan: 20-24mm

Imago: univoltine - June-July. An occasional visitor to light it has been recorded from broadleaved woodland, scrub and the traps in the Las Descargues gardens.

Larva: feeds on Acer spp. and Alnus before overwintering as a pupa in plant debris.

 

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