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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Las Descargues, 2 July 2009
Polia bombycina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Polia bombycina (Hufnagel, 1766)

Pale Shining Brown
L'Étrangère

Wingspan: 40-49mm

A univoltine species flying from June to August. A scarce visitor to the traps at Las Descargues and only slightly more common on the calcareous Causse habitats.

The larva feeds on various herbaceous plants.

 

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