Autophila limbata

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Autophila limbata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Autophila
Species: A. limbata
Binomial name
Autophila limbata
(Staudinger, 1871)
  • Spintherops dilucita limbata

Autophila limbata is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Southern France, Southern Italy, the Iberian Peninsula, Greece, the Crimea, the Near East, Iran, Transcaucasia and Turkmenistan.

There is one generation per year. Adults are on wing from May to July.

The larvae feed on Astragalus echinus and Onobrychis species.


  • Autophila limbata limbata
  • Autophila limbata lydia

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