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



Las Descargues, 14 June 2011
Epinotia bilunana Adult


© Robin Howard

Epinotia bilunana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 13-17mm

Imago: Univoltine, May to July when it is an occasional visitor to light at Las Descargues but more frequent in or near the birch woodland of the Fournanty Plateau.

Larva: Feeds on the male catkins of birch during the winter, pupating in early spring.