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



Las Descargues, 19 August 2011
Eudonia truncicolella Adult


© Robin Howard/Mike Hall

Eudonia truncicolella (Stainton, 19 August

Wingspan: 18-23mm

A univoltine moth on the wing from late-June to early-September when it occasionally visits the lights at Las Descargues. A species of oak and coniferous woodlands of the plateau.

Larvae occupy a silken tube feeding in galleries amongst moss growing on rocks and the ground beneath the trees they will inhabit as adults.