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



Las Descargues, 26 August 2010
Epicallima bruandella Adult


© Robin Howard

Epicallima bruandella (Ragonot, 1889)

Wingspan: 9-11mm

A univoltine species on the wing in July and August when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and has never been taken from the Causse. A species of mature broadleaved woodland with fallen trees and branches.

The larvae feed on decomposing wood.