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



Las Descargues, 7 July 2011
Nudaria mundana Adult


© Robin Howard

Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Muslin Footman
La Mondaine

Wingspan: 19-23mm

Imago: bivoltine - July-August ; October. A species recorded from most sites but one that appears to favour the Causse with its rocky habitats and dry stone walls. Male is a frequent visitor to light.

Larva: feeds on small lichen on walls, overwinters as a larva with pupation occurring in a crevice or hole in rock.