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



Las Descargues, 6 September 2011
Tholera cespitis Adult


© Robin Howard

Tholera cespitis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Hedge Rustic
La Noctuelle du gazon

Wingspan: 32-41mm

A common univoltine species flying from August to October when it is attracted to light and sugar and has been recorded from all sites with grasslands dominant.

Larvae feed on various grasses and low growing herbaceous plants.