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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 6 June 2010
Dichomeris barbella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichomeris barbella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 18-22mm

A univoltine species flying from May to July when it is an infrequent visitor to light. Recorded from the hedgerows and woodland margins at Las Descargues.

The larva feeds on Prunus spinosa, Prunus domestica etc.

 

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