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



Las Descargues, 26 July 2015
Diacrisia sannio Adult female


© Robin Howard

Diacrisia sannio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Clouded Buff
Bordure ensanglantée

Wingspan: male - 35-42 female - 28-40mm

Imago: Bivoltine, April to June and again in August and September when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded, often as a common species at Las Descargues and from all grassy habitats. The males are often diurnal in habit.

Larva: Polyphagous on low growing plants and heathers.


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