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

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 27 July 2013
Idaea deversaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Idaea deversaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1847)

L'Ombrageuse

Wingspan: 30-36mm

A bivoltine species flying from June to August when it is occasionally attracted to light and has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps. A species of open, dry woodland and the maquis of the south.

The larva feeds on Quercus, Prunus spinosa, Tilia spp.

 

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