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



Las Descargues, September, 2008
Conistra intricata Adult


© Robin Howard

Conistra intricata (Boisduval, [1828])

Wingspan: 30-35mm

A univoltine species overwintering as an adult and flying from September to May. It is attracted to mv light and sugar and has been recorded from Las Descargues and the Causse traps. A species of dry habitats, maquis and garrigue.

The larva feeds on low growing often aromatic plants associated with the above habitats.