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

PYRALIDAE

Pyralinae

Las Descargues, July, 2007
Stemmatophora brunnealis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Stemmatophora brunnealis (Treitschke, 1829)

Wingspan: 18-22mm

A univoltine species on the wing from early July to the end of August when it comes occasionally to light and has been recorded from dry open habitats at Las Descargues and on the Causse.

Larva feed in a silken gallery on the roots of Epilobium, Helianthemum and Glonularia spp.

 

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