Falseuncaria ruficiliana - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 3 September 2011
Falseuncaria ruficiliana Adult


© Robin Howard

Falseuncaria ruficiliana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 15mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from April to June and again from July to the end of August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and the Causse.

Larvae feed on Primula veris, P. farinosa, Linaria vulgaris, Inula officinalis, Bellis perennis, Gentiana verna.