Narraga nelvae (Rothschild, 1912)

Synonyms/other combinations:
Narraga catalaunica

Narraga nelvae: Male (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N] Narraga nelvae: Male (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N] Narraga nelvae: Male (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N] Narraga nelvae: Male (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N] Narraga nelvae: Young larva (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [S] Narraga nelvae: Young larva (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [S] Narraga nelvae: Young larva (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [S] Narraga nelvae: Larval habitat (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N] Narraga nelvae: Larval habitat (Central Spain, South of Teruel, late July 2017) [N]

Host plants:
The larvae live on Artemisia herba-alba.

Habitat:
Narraga nelvae inhabits dry and hot steppes with dominating Artemisia herba-alba.

Life cycle:
The moths occur in several generations from spring to autumn. The adults usually rest with wings closed on the back on tips of stems and grasses.

Remarks:
Narraga nelvae occurs in NW-Africa and Spain (ssp. catalaunica, partly considered a species of its own).