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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 29 May 2010
Lomographa temerata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lomographa temerata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Clouded Silver
La Phalène satinée

Wingspan: 27-34mm

A univoltine moth flying in May and June. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from woodland, scrub and hedgerows and is generally a common species in the area.

The larva feeds on aspen, blackthorn, hawthorn and various fruit trees, overwinters as a pupa.

 

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