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



Las Descargues, 12 August 2012
Cochylis pallidana Adult


© Robin Howard/Dave Shenton

Cochylis pallidana Zeller, 1847

Wingspan: 15-16mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May to early August. A scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and the Causse, a species of open unmanaged lime-free grasslands and scrub margins wherever its foodplant is found.

Larvae feed on Jasione montana.