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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, August, 2007
Euplexia lucipara Adult

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© Robin Howard

Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)

Small Angle Shades
La Brillante

Wingspan: 30-35mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-June ; August. A species favouring woodland, heathland, rough grassland and gardens it is attracted to light and sugar.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants and bracken, overwinters as a pupa underground.

 

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