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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 20 August 2011
Nothris verbascella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Nothris verbascella ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 19-20mm

A bivoltine species on the wing between May and late-September when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of warm, dry and sunny rocky slopes.

Larvae feed on Verbascum spp.

 

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