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

ZYGAENIDAE

Zygaeninae

Las Descargues, 10 June 2009
Zygaena osterodensis Adult

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© Alan Martin

Zygaena osterodensis Reiss, 1921

Wingspan: 30-34mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to the end of July. Not yet recorded from Las Descargues, this specimen was photographed in the Brenne.

The larva feeds on Lathyrus vernus, Vicia cracca.

 

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