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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 3 June 2009
Aplocera plagiata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Treble-bar

Wingspan: 38-46mm

Imago: Bivoltine, flying from May to the end of June and again in August and September. Recorded from Las Descargues and various local habitats from calcareous meadows to woodland.

Larva: Feeds on Hypericum spp. overwintering as a fully grown larva before pupating underground in early spring.

 

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