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


Las Descargues, 29 May 2012
Anthophila fabriciana Adult


© Robin Howard

Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A univoltine species flying at Las Descargues from May to July when it is a rare visitor to light. A species of woodland margins.

Larvae feed on Urtica dioica, Parietaria officinalis and Symphytum tuberosum.