´╗┐ Aethes bilbaensis - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 14 August 2013
Aethes bilbaensis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aethes bilbaensis (R÷ssler, 1877)

Wingspan: 10-15mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again from July to September. A scarce species with just two records for Las Descargues. A species of xerothermic habitats.

Larvae feed on Crithmum maritimum, Carum verticillatum etc.

 

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