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



Las Descargues, 24 August 2013
Clepsis rurinana Adult


© Robin Howard

Clepsis rurinana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: male 14-18mm female 19-23mm

A bivoltine species flying from June to September when it is a frequent visitor to light. Recorded from the Las Descargues mv traps and those bordering the plateau woodlands.

The larva is polyphagous on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees.