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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 3 August 2005
Teleiopsis bagriotella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Teleiopsis bagriotella (Duponchel, 1840)

Wingspan: 20-25mm

An upland, univoltine, possible bivoltine species on the wing from June to September when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from Las Descargues and its environ but not from the Causse.

The larva feeds on Oxyria digyna.

 

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