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



Las Descargues, May, 2007
Catarhoe rubidata Adult


© Robin Howard

Catarhoe rubidata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Ruddy Carpet
L'Eubolie roussâtre

Wingspan: 26-31mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-June ; July-August. A rare species in the area so far sampled with only two records both from a Las Descargues garden trap.

Larva: feeds on Galium sylvaticum and possibly other species from the same genus too. Overwinters as a pupa.