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

NOCTUIDAE

Psaphidinae

Las Descargues, May, 2007
Brachionycha nubeculosa Adult

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© Robin Howard

Brachionycha nubeculosa (Esper, 1785)

Rannoch Sprawler
La Noctuelle nubéculeuse

Wingspan: 38-50mm

Imago: univoltine - March-May. A frequent visitor to light in spring, recorded from birch woodland at Las Descargues but not from the Causse.

Larva: feeds on Betula spp. Overwinters as a pupa underground.

 

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