Grammodes stolida - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Grammodes stolida - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)


Grammodes stolida is a moth of the family Erebidae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)

Noctua stolida (Fabricius, 1775)

Prodotis stolida (Fabricius, 1775)

Noctua cingularis Hübner, 1808)

Euclidia stupida (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

Grammodes curvilinea (Walker, 1869)

Grammodes attenuata (Warren, 1913)

Grammodes incompleta (Buresch, 1914)

Grammodes odontota (Turner, 1925)

Common name



Superfamily: Noctuoidea > Family: Erebidae > Subfamily:  Catocalinae > Tribus: Ophiusini > Genus: Grammodes


30-36 mm


The moth can be found in openings, sandy areas, macchia, and xerophilous habitats.

Food plant

The larva is polyphagous and feeds on the leaves of a variety of plants, i.e. Fagaceae (Quercus), Rosaceae (Rubus), etc.

Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Lepiforum e. V.

Lepidoptera Mundi

Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa

Lepidoptera and their Ecology

Plant Parasites of Europe