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


Las Descargues, 26 May 2007
Epermenia chaerophyllella Adult


© Robin Howard

Epermenia chaerophyllella (Goeze, 1783)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A plurivoltine species appearing throughout the summer when it occasionally visits the mv lights at Las Descargues. A species of unmanaged meadows, verges and rough grassland where umbellifers are found.

The larvae feed gregariously on various umbelliferous plants.