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



Las Descargues, 27 June 2011
Pavolnya leucapennella Adult


© Robin Howard

Pavolnya leucapennella (Stephens, 1835)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A variable univoltine species on the wing from July to October when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and to the traps in or adjacent to the oak woodlands of the plateau. A species of mature oak woodlands.

Larvae feed on Quercus spp.