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



Las Descargues, July, 2008
Crambus lathoniellus Adult


© Robin Howard

Crambus lathoniellus (Zincken, 1877)

Wingspan: 18-22mm

A univoltine species flying in an extended emergence from May to September when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from all grassland sites.

Larvae feed on various grass species with pupation taking place amongst the roots of the foodplant in a silken cocoon.