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

NOCTUIDAE

Bryophilinae

Las Descargues, 15 July 2013
Nyctobrya ravula Adult

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© Robin Howard

Nyctobrya ravula (Hübner, 1813)

La Bryophile lupuline

Wingspan: 24-30mm

A univoltine species - June-September. A species of dry, rocky places it is only associated here with the Causse habitats although it has recently been added to the Las Descargues list. A rare visitor to light.

The larva feeds on lichen.

 

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