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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, August, 2008
Antigastra catalaunalis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Antigastra catalaunalis (Duponchel, 1833)

Wingspan: 19-22mm

A univoltine, southern European species flying in late summer from August to the end of September when it occasionally visits light. It has been recorded at Las Descargues only but may have been overlooked at other sites.

The larva feeds on Linaria, Antirrhinum spp.

 

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