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



Las Descargues, 1 October 2010
Platyperigea kadenii Adult


© Robin Howard

Platyperigea kadenii (Freyer, 1836)

Clancy's Rustic

Wingspan: 28-34mm

A bivoltine, Mediterranean species flying in May and June and again from July to October when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and those situated in the unmanaged meadows of the ridge and Causse.

Larva feeds on various herbaceous plants.