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



Las Descargues, 16 July 2013
Eudonia lacustrata Adult


© Robin Howard

Eudonia lacustrata (Panzer, 1804)

Wingspan: 16-18mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May to October when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from mv traps at Las Descargues, the broadleaved woodlands of the ridge and from the Causse.

The larva feeds on moss growing on trees and dry stone walls in the Causse.