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


Las Descargues, 14 May 2010
Micropterix schaefferi Adult


© Robin Howard

Micropterix schaefferi Heath, 1975

Wingspan: 8-10mm

A univoltine species on the wing during May and the first weeks of June. Only taken twice at Las Descargues but recorded more frequently in the beech woodlands nearby.

Little known of early stages.