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



Las Descargues, 13 June 2011
Anaplectoides prasina Adult


© Robin Howard

Anaplectoides prasina ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Green Arches
La Noctuelle verte

Wingspan: 42-54mm

A univoltine species flying from May to July when it is an occasional visitor to the mv traps at Las Descargues and the broadleaved woodland of the ridge and gorge.

The larva feeds on Primula, Vaccinium, Rubus, Polygonum, Rumex, Calluna etc. overwinters as a larva before pupating underground.