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

NOCTUIDAE

Psaphidinae

Las Descargues, 9 July 2013
Lamprosticta culta Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lamprosticta culta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 35-42mm

Imago: univoltine - May-August. A scarce visitor to light although it has been recorded every year for the past seven years. A species of calcareous scrub and open woodland.

Larva: feeds on Crataegus and Prunus spinosa.

 

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