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



Las Descargues, August, 2008
Rivula sericealis Adult


© Robin Howard

Rivula sericealis (Scopoli,, 1763)

Straw Dot
La Soyeuse

Wingspan: 19-25mm

Imago: trivoltine - May to October when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from woodland, heathland and the unmanaged meadows of the area.

Larvae: feed on various grasses overwintering as small larvae with pupation taking place between blade of grass.