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

NOCTUIDAE

Hadeninae

Ladirat, August, 2007
Ipimorpha subtusa Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ipimorpha subtusa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Olive
La Soumise

Wingspan: 28-34mm

Imago: univoltine - June-September. A species of broadleaved woodland including the Ladirat poplar plantations, it is attracted to light and has been a regular visitor to the Las Descargues garden traps.

Larva: feeds on poplar and aspen, overwinters as an egg and pupates underground.

 

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