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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, 4 August 2015
Dialectica scalariella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dialectica scalariella (Zeller, 1850)

Wingspan: 10-11mm

A univoltine species from south-west Europe flying from July to early September when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of dry grassland.

Larvae feed on Echium vulgare.

 

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