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



Las Descargues, 10 September 2006
Idaea contiguaria Adult


© Robin Howard

Idaea contiguaria (Hübner, 1799)

L'Acidalie contiguë

Wingspan: 25-30mm

Imago: Univoltine with an occasional second generation in the south, it is on the wing from June to October when it frequently visits light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and areas of woodland heath.

Larva: Feeds on Sedum, Umbilicus rupestris, Calluna vulgaris.