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

NOCTUIDAE

Catocalinae

Ladirat, August 2002
Catocala elocata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Catocala elocata (Esper, 1787)

La Déplacée

Wingspan: 66-82mm

A univoltine species of southern Europe and Asia flying from July to October. A rare visitor to light at Las Descargues but an occasional visitor to traps situated in the poplar plantations of the area.

Larvae feed on Salix and Populus spp.

 

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