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

ARCTIIDAE

Syntominae

Pierre Martine, 19 June 2012
Dysauxes punctata Adult

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© Helen Bantock

Dysauxes punctata (Fabricius, 1781)

Famulus
Amata ponctuée

Wingspan: 20-22mm

A southern, bivoltine species flying from May to mid-September on warm, rocky, south-facing slopes and above hedges in morning sunshine. The species has only been recorded on the Causse in this area.

Larvae are polyphagous on low-growing plants.

 

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