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



Las Descargues, 20 September 2008
Agrochola laevis Adult


© Robin Howard

Agrochola laevis (Hübner, 1803)

La Xanthe rosatre

Wingspan: 26-30mm

A univoltine species on the wing from August to October when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from most sites with a woodland element. The species is found most commonly in woodland and grassland adjacent to woodland.

Larvae feed on oak Quercus, Ulmus and some herbaceous plants.