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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, 7 July 2007
Orophia ferrugella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Orophia ferrugella ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 12-16mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from the lights at Las Descargues and from the meadows of the plateau.

The larva feeds on Campanula spp.

 

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