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

NOCTUIDAE

Plusiinae

Las Descargues, 15 July 2009
Abrostola triplasia Adult

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© Robin Howard

Abrostola triplasia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dark Spectacle
Les Lunettes

Wingspan: 34-38mm

Imago: bivoltine - April-July ; August-October. A frequent visitor to light, recorded from various upland habitats, it is a scarce species on the Causse.

Larva: feeds on Urtica overwinters as a pupa in a folded leaf of the foodplant.

 

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