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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, September, 2007
Aporophyla luenenburgensis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aporophyla luenenburgensis (Freyer, 1848)

Northern Deep-brown Dart

Wingspan: 34-40mm

Imago: univoltine - August-November. A heathland species recorded from all upland sites, a frequent visitor to light and sugar.

Larva: feeds on Genista, Calluna and various other woody perennials and grasses, overwinters as a small larva and pupates underground.

 

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