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

CRAMBIDAE

Evergestinae

Las Descargues, 7 May 2009
Evergestis forficalis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Evergestis forficalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Garden Pebble

Wingspan: 24-28mm

Imago: A bivoltine species flying from March to September when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded in all the Las Descargues traps and in most other areas too.

Larva: Feeds on cultivated Brassicacea and can be a garden pest.

 

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