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



Las Descargues, 8 October 2015
Agrochola nitida Adult


© Robin Howard

Agrochola nitida ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 29-36mm

A univoltine, Mediterranean species flying from September to the end of October when it is attracted to light. It has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those in the rough grassland of the Causse and plateau.

The larva feeds on Plantago, Brassica, Rumex, Taraxacum etc.