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

OECOPHORIDAE

Stathmopodinae

Las Descargues, 27 July 2008
Orophia sordidella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Orophia sordidella (Hübner, 1796)

Wingspan: 13-18mm

A univoltine, xerothermic species on the wing between May and early September when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues where it has been recorded just twice.

Larvae feed on Leguminocae spp.

 

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