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



Lac Tolerme, June, 2005
Thaumatha senex Adult


© Robin Howard

Thaumatha senex (Hübner, 1808)

Round-winged Muslin
La Nudarie vieille

Wingspan: 20-22mm

Imago: univoltine - May-July. An occasional visitor to light from the meadows around Lac Tolerme and Las Descargues which is well above the damp habitats associated with the species.

Larva: feeds on various lichen, overwintering as a small larva with pupation taking place in vegetation close to the ground.