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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 25 June 2009
Paracorsia repandalis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Paracorsia repandalis ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 25-29mm

A bivoltine species flying from April to October when it is occasionally attracted to the mv lights of Las Descargues and Ladirat.

A woodland species where it feeds on Teucrium scorodonia, Solidago virgaurea, Origanum vulgare etc. It pupates in early spring following a winter of hibernation in a case.

 

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