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



Las Descargues, 4 July 2010
Hoplodrina respersa Adult


© Robin Howard

Hoplodrina respersa ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

La Noctuelle arrosée

Wingspan: 27-32mm

A univoltine species flying from June to August when it occasionally visits light and has been recorded from the Las Descargues and Causse traps. A species of dry Mediterranean habitats up to 1500m asl.

The larva feeds on various low-growing herbaceous plants.