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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 14 August 2008
Pyrausta falcatalis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pyrausta falcatalis Guenée, 1854

Wingspan: 15-20mm

A univoltine species flying here at Las Descargues between June and August. An infrequent visitor to light recorded only once or twice each year at Las Descargues although it is more abundant on the Causse.

The larva feeds on Salvia glutinosa.

 

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