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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Pierre Martine, 26 October 2006
Nychiodes andalusiaria Adult female

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© Neil Sherman

Nychiodes andalusiaria Staudinger, 1892

Alhambran Annulet
Anthracite andalous

Wingspan: male - 37-41mm female - 36-39mm

A univoltine species on the wing in the late summer and autumn, these two specimens may be the first recorded in France. They were taken on the same night on the Causse.

Host plants are yet to be determined.

 

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