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

DREPANIDAE

Thyatirinae

Las Descargues, 12 May 2009
Thyatira batis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Thyatira batis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Peach Blossom
Le Batis

Wingspan: 33-41mm

A bivoltine species flying from April to September when it is a frequent visitor to light and sugar and has been recorded from all the Las Descargues garden traps and those habitats where bramble is present.

Larvae feed on bramble in October and November before overwintering as pupae on or just below the soil surface.

 

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