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

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 8 September 2009
Idaea filicata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Idaea filicata (Hübner, 1799)

La Phalène rustique du Midi

Wingspan: 16-20mm

A plurivoltine species of the south, taken here at Las Descargues along with an influx of migrant species. On the wing from April to October.

The larva feeds on various herbaceous plants.

 

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