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

CRAMBIDAE

Evergestinae

Las Descargues, 6 September 2013
Evergestis aenealis Adult

6507

© Robin Howard

Evergestis aenealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 24-28mm

A bivoltine species flying from April to September. A frequent visitor to light, recorded from all traps in or near rough and unmanaged grassland.

Larva feeds on Brassicaceae spp.

 

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