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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 17 August 2011
Epiblema hepaticana Adult

5001

© Robin Howard

Epiblema hepaticana Treitschke, 1835)

Wingspan: 13-19mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in June and July and again from mid-August to the end of September when it occasionally arrives at the lights of Las Descargues. A species of woodland clearings, margins and scrub.

Larvae feed on Senecio nemorensis.

 

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