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Pale Shoulder Moth / Malveneule

Acontia lucida


The wingspan is 26 - 30 mm. Adults are on wing in May and August in two generations. The larvae feed on Althaea officinalis, Convolvulus, Chenopodium and Taraxacum.


It is found in most of Europe, east to Turkey, Iran and India. It has also been recorded from Algeria. It is a rare migrant to the south coast of Great Britain.


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Spotted on Jul 25, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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