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

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 8 September 2009
Cataclysme dissimilata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Cataclysme dissimilata (Rambur, 1833)

La Dissemblable

Wingspan: 22-28mm

A bivoltine, montagne species normally associated with Spain, Corsica and the Pyrenees recorded here at Las Descargues during an influx of migrants. On the wing from April to June and again in August and September.

The larva feeds on Galium spp.

 

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