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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Lithocolletinae

Las Descargues, 2 July 2011
Phyllonorycter froelichiella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Phyllonorycter froelichiella Zeller, 1839

Wingspan: 8-10mm

A univoltine species flying in July and August when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues but more often encountered in the Bave Valley. A species of river valleys and damp scrub.

Larvae feed on Alnus.

 

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