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

NOCTUIDAE

Acronictinae

Las Descargues, 20 August 2014
Acronicta alni Larva

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Acronicta alni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Alder Moth
L'Aunette

Wingspan: 35-42mm

Imago: univoltine, possibly bivoltine - April to July, (August/September?), a frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all woodland and scrub sites.

Larvae: feed on various broadleaved trees and shrubs before pupating in rotten wood.

 

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