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

PYRALIDAE

Pyralinae

Las Descargues, 24 July 2012
Endotricha flammealis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Endotricha flammealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 17-23mm

A species of highly variable colouration, univoltine and on the wing from May to September when it is a frequent visitor to light and sugar. A species of oak woodland and scrub recorded from all sites.

Larvae feed on oak Quercus and Salix spp. and Lotus and Agrimony spp.

 

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