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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 4 May 2009
Dypterygia scabriuscula Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bird's Wing
La Noctuelle hérissée

Wingspan: 34-42mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-June ; July-September. A species of broadleaved woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens it is a frequent visitor to light and sugar.

Larva: feeds on Rumex and Polygonum spp., overwintering as a pupa underground.

 

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