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



Las Descargues, 13 July 2013
Anania coronata Adult


© Robin Howard

Anania coronata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Wingspan: 23-26mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to August in two overlapping generations. Recorded from the traps at Las Descargues and the woodland margins and meadows of the ridge.

Larvae feed on the young leaves of Sambucus nigra hibernating through the winter in a cocoon amongst leaves or under bark before pupating in early spring.