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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 9 September 2006
Mesogona acetosellae Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mesogona acetosellae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Pale Stigma
La Noctuelle de la petite-oseille

Wingspan: 50-57mm

Imago: univoltine - August-September. A broadleaved woodland species regularly recorded from the poplar plantations at Ladirat. It is attracted to light and sugar.

Larva: feeds on Quercus, Prunus spinosa, Crataegus and Populus Spp.

 

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