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



Las Descargues, 26 June 2012
Zanclognatha lunalis Adult


© Robin Howard

Zanclognatha lunalis (Scopoli, 1763)

Jubilee Fan-foot
L'Herminie plumeuse

Wingspan: 33-36mm

Imago: Bivoltine, flying from May to July and again in August and September when it is a visitor to light and has been recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and those situated along woodland margins.

Larva: Feed on senescent leaves of various plants, it overwinters as a larva but information regarding pupation is still to be determined.