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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 30 August 2004
Nothris lemniscella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Nothris lemniscella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 18-20mm

A univoltine species with adults flying from July to September. It appears to be attracted to light although only a single specimen has been recorded at the mv lights at Las Descargues. A species of broadleaved woodland and scrub.

Larvae feed on Anthyllis vulneraria and Globularia punctata.

 

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