Zygaenoidea

Zygaeninae

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Genus
Zygaena
Species
rhadamanthus
Author/Year
Esper, 1789
French Vernacular
Zygène cendrée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 24mm - 30mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species associated with dry, herb rich meadows, forest clearings, mountain meadows and garrigues.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on sainfoin (Onobrychis ssp), canary clover (Dorycnium ssp) and possibly bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Overwinter: As a larva

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