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



Las Descargues, 30 June 2015
Cymolomia hartigiana Adult


© Robin Howard

Cymolomia hartigiana (Ratzeburg, 1840)

Wingspan: 14-18mm

A unvoltine species flying from May to August but a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. As a species of coniferous woodland it is more commonly taken in the plantations of the Fournanty Plateau and those in the Bave Valley.

Larvae feed on Abies alba and Picea excelsa.