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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 22 August 2011
Luperina testacea Adult

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© Robin Howard

Luperina testacea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Flounced Rustic
L'Avare

Wingspan: 23-40mm

Imago: Univoltine, flying from August to October when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and all calcareous grassland sites.

Larva: Feeds on the stems and roots of various grass species throughout the autumn and winter where it also pupates.

 

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