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



Las Descargues, 24 July 2009
Notocelia aquana Adult


© Robin Howard

Notocelia aquana ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 16-23mm

A single generation species flying from the end of May to early August when it is attracted to light. Recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those in gardens locally where it is a serious pest of ornamental and cultivated roses.

Larva feeds on Rosa spp.