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



Las Descargues, 16 July 2014
Eupithecia breviculata Adult


© Robin Howard

Eupithecia breviculata (Donzel,, 1837)

L'Eupithécie rouillée

Wingspan: 15-20mm

A species of the Mediterranean Basin and Asia Minor. In the south a bivoltine species on the wing from April until June and again from July to August. A single record of a very tatty specimen from Las Descargues. A species of woodland margins, fallow land and hedgerows.

Larvae feed on various umbelifers.