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



Las Descargues, 30 May 2009
Scopula immorata Adult


© Robin Howard

Scopula immorata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lewes Wave
La Phalène hardie

Wingspan: 24-30mm

Imago: Bivoltine, May and June and again in July and August. It is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues all dry heath and calcareous habitats.

Larva: Feeds on Origanum, Thymus, Artemisia, Calluna, Plantago spp., overwintering takes place in the larval state.