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



Las Descargues, 23 September 2015
Ammoconia caecimacula Adult


© Robin Howard

Ammoconia caecimacula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

La Tache effacée

Wingspan: 34-45mm

A univoltine species flying from September to November when it is a regular visitor to light and has been recorded from all sites with unmanaged meadows and rough grassland, open woodland and woodland margins.

Larvae feed on Galium, Taraxacum, Rumex and Silene.