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



Las Descargues, 27 July 2013
Anania terrealis Adult


© Robin Howard

Anania terrealis (Treitschke, 1829)

Wingspan: 12-13mm

A univoltine species flying in June and July, recorded just twice at Las Descargues, each time taken in periods of very hot weather when it was taken at mv light. A species of open rough meadows.

Larvae feed in a web on Solidago virgaurea.