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



Las Descargues, 29 July 2015
Cochylis dubitana Adult


© Robin Howard

Cochylis dubitana (Hübner, 1799)

Wingspan: 11-15mm

A bivoltine species flying in May and June and again from early July to the end of August. It is attracted to light and has been recorded from mv lights at Ladirat and Las Descargues.

The larva feeds on Senecio, Crepsis, Picris, Solidago, Carduus nutans, C. acanthoides, Hieracium, Cirsium etc.