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


Las Descargues, 9 September 2009
Agonopterix liturosa Adult


© Robin Howard

Agonopterix liturosa (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 17-20mm

A univoltine species on the wing from July to mid-September when it is a frequent visitor to light. Recorded from Las Descargues and traps situated along the woodland margins and meadows of the plateau.

The larva feeds on Hypericum spp.