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

NOCTUIDAE

Noctuinae

Las Descargues, 12 May 2009
Agrotis exclamationis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Heart and Dart
La Double-Tache

Wingspan: 35-44mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-September. A very common species at light it has been recorded from all sites and habitats.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants. Overwinters as a fully grown larva with pupation taking place underground.

 

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