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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 12 August 2006
Nyctegretis lineana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Nyctegretis lineana (Scopoli, 1786)

Wingspan: 17-19mm

A univoltine species flying from May to September when it is an occasional visitor to lights at Las Descargues but is more commonly encountered on the Causse. A species of dry grasslands.

The larva feeds on Artemisia, Sedum, Ononis, Gnaphalium etc.

 

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