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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 5 June 2010
Peribatodes umbraria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Peribatodes umbraria (Hübner, 1809)

La Boarmie ombrée

Wingspan: 35-48mm

A bivoltine, Mediterranean species flying in May and June and again in September when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from Las Descargues and the Causse. A species of broadleaved woodland.

The larva feeds on Quercus ilex.

 

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