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



Las Descargues, 17 July 2007
Pechipogo plumigeralis Adult


© Robin Howard

Pechipogo plumigeralis (Hübner, 1825)

Plumed Fan-foot
L'Herminie de la garance

Wingspan: 28-32mm

A bivoltine species flying from April to June and again in August and September when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species associated with woodland margins and scrub.

Larvae feed on Rubus, Quercus, Lonicera, Rosa spp. Overwinters as a larva.