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



Las Descargues, July, 2006
Endothenia marginana Adult


© Robin Howard

Endothenia marginana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 11-16mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May to September. A regular and frequent visitor to light, recorded from scrub and rough grassland although good numbers have been taken in the garden traps at Las Descargues.

Larvae feed on Betonica officinalis, Galeopsis, Pedicularis sylvatica etc.