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

NOTODONTIDAE

Heterocampinae

Pierre Martine, Causse de Gramat, 1 June 2009
Spatalia argentina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Spatalia argentina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Argentine Moth
Argentine

Wingspan: 35-40mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - June ; July - August. An elusive local species unknown from all upland sites but an occasional visitor to light on the limestone pavement of the Causse.

Larva: feeds on pedunculate oak Quercus robur.

 

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