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



Las Descargues, 25 July 2013
Chrysocrambus cassentiniellus Adult


© Robin Howard

Chrysocrambus cassentiniellus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1848)

Wingspan: 20-27mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues but more often recorded on the Causse or from the dry grasslands of the plateau. A species favouring open, dry grassland habitats and can be taken in upland grassland habitats too.

Early stages have not been recorded.