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



Las Descargues, 8 June 2010
Lobesia reliquana Adult


© Robin Howard

Lobesia reliquana (Hübner, 1825)

Wingspan: 11-13mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again in August when it is a scarce visitor to light. Recorded from the mv lights at Las Descargues and from the woodland margins of the ridge and birch woodlands of the area.

The larva feeds on Quercus, Fagus, Betula, Prunus spinosa, Salix, Solidago, Juniperus etc.