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



Las Descargues, 19 June 2013
Clepsis neglectana Adult


© Robin Howard

Clepsis neglectana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

Wingspan: 12-16mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in April and again from early June to the end of July when it is a scarce visitor to the traps at Las Descargues but more often recorded in the woodland margins of the ridge woodland and the adjacent meadows.

Larvae feed on Fragaria.