© Robin Howard
Methorasa latreillei (Duponchel, 1827)
A bi- or trivoltine species on the wing from June to November when it is a scarce visitor to the lights of Las Descargues but recorded rather more frequently on the Causse where its preferred habitat is found. Attracted to both mv light and sugar it is a species of xerothermic, open grassland and dry scrub.
Larvae feed on Ceterach offinarium, Cochlearia and Adiantum capillusveneris