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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 31 October 2010
Chesias legatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Chesias legatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Streak
La Chésias des genêts

Wingspan: 35-38mm

Imago: univoltine - September-November. A frequent visitor to light and can often be found resting on broom. Recorded from Las Descargues and the ridge woodland heath.

Larva: feed on broom. Overwinters as an egg.

 

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