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



Las Descargues, 3 July 2012
Macdunnoughia confusa Adult


© Robin Howard

Macdunnoughia confusa (Stephens, 1850)

Dewick's Plusia
La Confuse

Wingspan: 36-38mm

Imago: bivoltine migrant species - April to November when it is strongly attracted to light and is also observed flying by day. It has been recorded from all sites but is most numerous in rough grassland habitats.

Larvae: polyphagous on herbaceous plants.