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



Las Descargues, 18 September 2009
Hellula undalis Adult


© robin Howard

Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)

Old World Webworm

Wingspan: 17-19mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May-September. An uncommon species at Las Descargues with only two records to date, one in 2006 and the second on 18 September 2009. A Mediterranean and Old World tropical species.

The larva feeds on various Brassicaceae species.