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



Las Descargues, 20 May 2009
Euclidia glyphica Adult


© Robin Howard

Euclidia glyphica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Burnet Companion
La Doublure jaune

Wingspan: 27-34mm

Imago: A bivoltine species flying from May to September when it is attracted to light but is primarily a diurnal moth. It has been recorded throughout.

Larva: Feeds on Trifolium, Vicia, Lotus, Lathyrus spp., before overwintering as a pupa amongst plant debris.