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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 1 May 2009
Orthonama obstipata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Orthonama obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)

Gem
La Phalène dimorphe

Wingspan: 25-32mm

A plurivoltine migrant species recorded from April to December when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been taken at all the Las Descargues garden traps and from most habitats in the department.

The larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants. Continuous breeder in the south.

 

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