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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 6 April 2015
Orthosia miniosa Adult

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© Robin Howard

Orthosia miniosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Blossom Underwing
L'Orthosie rougeoyante

Wingspan: 32-38mm

Imago: univoltine - March-May/June. A species of oak dominant broadleaved woodland and hedgerows where oak is found as a standard tree. A frequent visitor to light.

Larva: feeds on oak Quercus spp., pupates overwinter underground.

 

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