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



Las Descargues, 22 July 2013
Gnophos furvata Adult


© Robin Howard

Gnophos furvata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Shaded Annulet
Gnophos barcelonais

Wingspan: 38-52mm

A univoltine species flying in July and August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights of Las Descargues and those in or near the woodland heath of the ridge.

The larva feeds on various low growing herbaceous plants, woody perennials and shrubs.