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



Las Descargues, 28 June 2015
Notocelia rosaecolana Adult


© Robin Howard

Notocelia rosaecolana (Doubleday, 1850)

Wingspan: 16-20mm

A univoltine species flying in June and July when it is an occasional visitor to the traps at Las Descargues. A species of calcareous meadows, open woodland and hedges of the plateau.

Eggs are laid on various species of Rosa where the larvae feed, pupation takes place in the leaf litter.