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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 29 July 2012
Rhopobota naevana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Rhopobota naevana (Hübner, 1817)

Wingspan: 11-16mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it is an infrequent visitor to the lights at Las Descargues despite its foodplants being in abundance around the property.

Larvae feed on Prunus spinosa, Crataegus, Pyrus, Vaccinium myrtillus.

 

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