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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 3 May 2009
Hadena rivularis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Hadena rivularis (Fabricius, 1775)

Campion
La Sinuée

Wingspan: 30-36mm

Imago: univoltine - May-August. An occasional visitor to light and only recorded from the meadows around Las Descargues, it appears to be a scarce species the limestone Causse where it should be expected.

Larva: feeds on Silene and Lychnis spp. Overwinters as a pupa just underground.

 

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