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



Las Descargues, September, 2008
Petrophora convergata Adult


© Robin Howard

Petrophora convergata (Villers, 1789)

La Pétrophore convergente

Wingspan: 26-30mm

A univoltine species on the wing from September to October when it comes rarely to light and has only been recorded from traps along the ridge path at Las Descargues. A species of garrigues covered upland and one easily confused with P. narbonea.

Larvae feed on Thymus, Lavandula, Rosmarinus etc.