´╗┐ Catocala electa - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
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NOCTUIDAE

Catocalinae

Las Descargues, 27 August 2013
Catocala electa Adult

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Catocala electa (Vieweg, 1890)

Rosy Underwing
L'╔lue

Wingspan: 65-80mm

Imago: Univoltine, flying July to September when it is a frequent visitor to light and sugar. It has been recorded from Las Descargues and traps set in the Ladirat poplar plantation, with occasional individuals turning up at other sites but usually those close to poplar or willow.

Larva: Feeds on Salix and Populus.

 

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