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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 19 June 2012
Pyrausta despicata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pyrausta despicata (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 14-20mm

Imago: A bivoltine species flying from April to October when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from calcareous grassland sites and woodland margins.

Larva: Feeds on Plantago spp.

 

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