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

PYRALIDAE

Pyralinae

Las Descargues, July, 2007
Aglossa caprealis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aglossa caprealis (Hübner, 1809)

Small Tabby

Wingspan: 16-30mm

Has a similar habitat and biology to pinguinalis with the addition that this species has been recorded as a pest in cheese making establishments.

Larvae also feed on animal and vegetable detritus.

 

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