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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 25 May 2009
Apeira syringaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Apeira syringaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lilac Beauty
L'Ennomos du lilas

Wingspan: 40-46mm

Imago: bivoltine - April and May and July and August when it frequently visits light and has been recorded from all broadleaved woodland traps.

Larvae: feed on Lonicera, Fraxinus excelsior, Syringa, Ligustrum etc.

 

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