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

NOCTUIDAE

Noctuinae

Las Descargues, 5 July 2011
Lycophotia erythrina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lycophotia erythrina (Herrich-Schäffer, 1852)

Wingspan: 26-33mm

Imago: univoltine - May-July. A Mediterranean species probably close to its northern limit here but recorded each year at light along the woodland margins where heathland patches remain.

Larva: feeds on Erics spp.

 

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