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



Las Descargues, 22 July 2010
Cochylidia rupicola Adult


© Robin Howard

Cochylidia rupicola (Curtis, 1834)

Wingspan: 13-15mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to the end of July when it is infrequently taken from the mv lights at Las Descargues and those traps situated on the woodland margins of the plateau.

The larva feeds on Eupatorium cannabinum, Lycopus europaeus, Chrysocoma linosyris.