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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 28 February 2010
Tortricodes alternella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Tortricodes alternella ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 18-26mm

A univoltine species on the wing from early February to the end of April. An uncommon species at Las Descargues. Recorded from broadleaved woodland, scrub and gardens.

Larva feeds on on various trees and shrubs.

 

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