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



Pierre Martine, Causse de Gramat, 1 June 2009
Macaria liturata Adult


© Robin Howard

Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)

Tawny-barred Angle
La Philobie effacée

Wingspan: 28-34mm

Imago: univoltine - extended emergence from April to September. It is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all coniferous woodland sites on the Fournanty Plateau at Las Descargues.

Larvae: feed on various pine species, overwinter as pupae.