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


Las Descargues, 15 July 2009
Ethmia bipunctella Adult


© Robin Howard

Ethmia bipunctella (Fabricius, 1775)

Wingspan: 18-28mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-June ; August-September. A regular visitor to light it has been recorded from rough grassland and scrub at Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on Boraginaceae spp. Pupa of second generation overwinter in leaf litter.