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



Las Descargues, June, 2007
Dicycla oo Adult


© Robin Howard

Dicycla oo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Heart Moth
Le Double zro

Wingspan: 32-38mm

Imago: univoltine - June-August. A relatively common species at Las Descargues and a frequent visitor to light, recorded from all sites with or close to broadleaved woodland.

Larva: feeds on Quercus spp., overwinters as an egg with pupation taking place just below ground.