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



Las Descargues, 10 September 2010
Tholera decimalis Adult


© Robin Howard

Tholera decimalis (Poda, 1761)

Feathered Gothic
La Nasse

Wingspan: 38-48mm

Imago: A univoltine species on the wing from August to the end of October when it is attracted to light but rarely sugar, it has been recorded from the Las Descargues garden traps and those situated along woodland margins and in rough meadows.

Larva: Feeds on the stems and hard parts of rough grasses.