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

CRAMBIDAE

Crambinae

Las Descargues, 4 July 2011
Metacrambus carectellus Adult

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© Robin Howard

Metacrambus carectellus (Zeller, 1847)

Wingspan: 18-23mm

A southern European, univoltine species on the wing in July and August. Recorded just once at Las Descargues by Bo Wikstrom. A species of dry, sandy habitats where the larvae feed on grasses.

 

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