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



Las Descargues, 20 June 2007
Bryotropha basaltinella Adult


© Robin Howard

Bryotropha basaltinella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 10-12mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to early September when it is often found at light. Recorded from Las Descargues in traps adjacent to the old barns.

Larvae are found in mosses on the walls of old barns and along the garden boundary.