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



Las Descargues, 24 June 2013
Ptheochroa rugosana Adult


© Robin Howard

Ptheochroa rugosana (Hübner, [1719])

Wingspan: 18-23mm

A univoltine species flying from April to July when it comes occasionally to light and has been recorded only from Las Descargues, although it almost certainly will be found at other sites in the area. A species of woodland margins here at Las Descargues.

Larva feed on Bryonia dioica.