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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 23 August 2011
Celypha rivulana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Celypha rivulana (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 14-19mm

A bivoltine species with adults flying from early May to the end of August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of rough meadows and open woodland.

Larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, woody perennials and Betula.

 

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