Chloroclystis v-ata - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 30 May 2009
Chloroclystis v-ata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Chloroclystis v-ata (Haworth, 1809)

V-Pug
L'Eupithécie couronnée

Wingspan: 18-24mm

Imago: Bivoltine, April to September. A regular visitor to light it has been recorded at Las Descargues, calcareous meadows and woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Larva: Feeds on various flowering plants, herbaceous plants and shrubs, Crataegus, Clematis, Rhamnus, Filipendula, Valeriana, Syringa, Lonicera etc. before overwintering as a pupa underground.

 

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