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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 1 August 2013
Dichrorampha vancouverana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichrorampha vancouverana McDunnough, 1935

Wingspan: 12-15mm

A univoltine species on the wing from mid-June to late August when it is often netted in late afternoon sunshine but occasionally, also comes to light albeit early in the evening. Recorded from Las Descargues, a species of rough, dry grasslands.

Larvae feed on he roots of Achillea millefolium, and Tanecetum vulgare.

 

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