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

CHOREUTIDAE

Las Descargues, 29 May 2012
Anthophila fabriciana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A univoltine species flying at Las Descargues from May to July when it is a rare visitor to light. A species of woodland margins.

Larvae feed on Urtica dioica, Parietaria officinalis and Symphytum tuberosum.

 

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