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

NOCTUIDAE

Eustrotiinae

Pierre Martine, Causse de Gramat, 1 June 2009
Metachrostis dardouini Adult

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© Robin Howard

Metachrostis dardouini (Boisduval, 1840)

Wingspan: 17-19mm

Imago: Bivoltine, April to June and again from August to September. It has only once been recorded, at an mv light on the Causse. A Mediterranean species of garrigue and most hot, dry habitats.

Larva: Feeds on Anthericum ramosum.

 

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