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



Las Descargues, 25 July 2015
Eucosma cana Adult


© Robin Howard

Eucosma cana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 16-23mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to early September when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and traps situated in or on the margins of the rough meadows of the plateau and Causse.

The larva feeds on Cirsium, Centaurea, Carduus.