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



Las Descargues, 19 June 2012
Endothenia gentianaeana Adult


© Robin Howard

Endothenia gentianaeana (Hübner, 1795)

Wingspan: 15-19mm

A univoltine species on the wing from April to early-August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and those situated in, or on the margins of the unmanaged meadows of the plateau.

Larvae feed on Dipsacus fullonum, D. silvester.