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

NOCTUIDAE

Noctuinae

Las Descargues, 4 August 2013
Epilecta linogrisea Adult

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© Robin Howard

Epilecta linogrisea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

La Noctuelle gris-de-lin

Wingspan: 38-45mm

Imago: univoltine with a summer diapause - June-October. A species of dry grassland and unmanaged meadows, it is a regular visitor to light and has been recorded from both Las Descargues and the Causse.

Larva: polyphagous on herbaceous plants.

 

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