Graphiphora augur - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
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NOCTUIDAE

Noctuinae

Las Descargues, July, 2006
Graphiphora augur Adult

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© Robin Howard

Graphiphora augur (Fabricius, 1775)

Double Dart
L'Oméga

Wingspan: 38-48mm

Imago: univoltine - June-September. An occasional visitor to sugar and light it has been recorded from traps in woodland, scrub, rough grassland and gardens.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants but also feeds on Betula, Prunus, Salix and Alnus. Overwinters as an early instar larva with pupation taking place just below ground level.

 

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