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



Las Descargues, 12 May 2011
Aspitates ochrearia Adult


© Robin Howard

Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)

Yellow Belle
L'Aspilate ochracée

Wingspan: 25-34mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - June ; August - September. It comes to light but is more often encountered during the day. A common species of the Causse.

Larva: feed on a diverse range of herbaceous plants overwintering as larvae and pupating in the spring.