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


Las Descargues, 27 July 2013
Roeslerstammia erxlebella Adult


© Robin Howard

Roeslerstammia erxlebella (Fabricius, 1787)

Wingspan: 13mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again in August and September. Occasionally recorded at Las Descargues but more often encountered in or adjacent to the birch woodlands of the plateau.

Larvae feed on Betula spp.