´╗┐ Cyclophora annularia - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 3 August 2013
Cyclophora annularia Adult

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© Robin Howard

Cyclophora annularia (Fabricius, 1775)

Mocha
L'╔phyre omicron

Wingspan: 22-26mm

Imago: bivoltine - April-June ; July-September. Both sexs are occasional visitor to light and have been recorded from both upland and the limestone pavement of the Causse and wherever its foodplant grows.

Larva: feeds on various maples Acer spp., and possibly Betula spp. Overwinters as a pupa.

 

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