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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, 29 May 2012
Pleurota bicostella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pleurota bicostella (Clerck, 1759)

Wingspan: 21-24mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it occasionally visits lights at Las Descargues and Ladirat. A species of heath and local woodland heathland.

Larvae feed on Erica, Calluna spp.

 

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