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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, September, 2008
Costaconvexa polygrammata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Costaconvexa polygrammata (Borkhausen, 1794)

Many-lined
Convexe

Wingspan: 25-27mm

A migratory, bivoltine species on the wing from March to June and again in August and September when it is an infrequent visitor to light. Recorded from the mv lights at Las Descargues and from the rough meadows of the plateau. A species of wet meadows and fenland.

The larva feeds on Galium species, overwinters as a pupa.

 

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