Pharmacis fusconebulosus f. pyreneensis Viette - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

HEPIALIDAE

Las Descargues, 2 June 2006
Pharmacis fusconebulosus f. pyreneensis Viette Adult

69a

© Robin Howard

Pharmacis fusconebulosus f. pyreneensis Viette (De Geer, 1778)

Wingspan: 36-42mm

A univoltine species flying from late May to late July. This species has only been taken as a singleton at mv light in the lower garden at Las Descargues. Determined by Dr Patrice Leraut. A montagne species from, as its name suggests, the Pyrenees.

Larvae feed on bracken.

 

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