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


Las Descargues, 5 August 2015
Scythris fuscoaenea Adult


© Robin Howard

Scythris fuscoaenea (Haworth, 1828)

Wingspan: 13-16mm

A univoltine species with an extended flight period this far south from late June to the end of August or even early September. A species of unmanaged meadows and open scrub.

Larvae feed on Helianthemum spp.