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



Las Descargues, 26 July 2012
Celypha striana Adult


© Robin Howard

Celypha striana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: male - 17-22mm female - 16-19mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to September in two overlapping generations. A species most commonly found in the meadows bordering the gorge woodland, it is attracted to light and has been recorded at all sites.

Larval foodplants, Taraxacum officinale, Plantago lanceolata