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

NOCTUIDAE

Noctuinae

Las Descargues, 27 June 2015
Ochropleura leucogaster Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ochropleura leucogaster (Freyer, [1831])

Radford's Flame Shoulder

Wingspan: 26-33mm

A sub-tropical, possibly bivoltine migratory species on the wing from May to November when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues.

Larvae are thought to feed on Trifolium and Lotus spp.

 

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