© Robin Howard
Enargia paleacea (Esper, 1788)
La Cosmie paillée
A univoltine species on the wing from June to September. A species here at Las Descargues of broadleaved woodland, particularly birch woodland and heathland. It has been taken at light from both upland and lowland Causse sites.
The larva feeds on Betula spp. Overwinters as an egg with pupation taking place underground.