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



Las Descargues, 11 May 2009
Celypha lacunana Adult


© Robin Howard

Celypha lacunana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Wingspan: 15-19mm

A very common, variable bivoltine species on the wing from May to September when it can be disturbed during the day and is attracted to light and has been recorded from all sites and most habitats including open woodland, margins and rides, hedgerows, gardens and wetland.

Larvae are polyphagous on herbaceous plants and many trees, Betula, Salix, Larix etc.