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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 21 August 2006
Charissa obscurata Adult

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© Neil Sherman

Charissa obscurata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Annulet
Le Gnophos obscur

Wingspan: 32-39mm

Imago: univoltine - July - September. An occasional visitor to light, recorded from traps in heathland and rough grassland of the ridge at Las Descargues.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants, overwinters as a small larva.

 

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