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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, July, 2007
Tephronia oranaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Tephronia oranaria Staudinger, 1892

Wingspan: 16-22mm

Imago: univoltine - June-July. A scarce species recorded only from mv traps bordering the dry, south-west facing herb-rich slopes on the ridge at Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on Thymus spp. and other low growing herbs.

 

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