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



Las Descargues, 1 July 2013
Chrysocrambus craterellus Adult


© Robin Howard

Chrysocrambus craterellus (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 19-22mm

Imago: Univoltine - May-August. An occasional visitor to light usually recorded from traps in or adjacent to grassy habitats. Taken at Las Descargues every year and often from the garden traps. A species of meadow, pasture and rough grassland.

Larva: Feeds on various species of grass.