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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 27 June 2012
Aroga velocella Adult

3530

© Robin Howard

Aroga velocella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 16-18mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from June to September when it is an occasional visitor to light at Las Descargues. It appears to be most abundant in the small areas of woodland heath on the plateau.

The larva feeds on Rumex spp.

 

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