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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, 7 May 2012
Minetia criella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Minetia criella (Fabricius, 1798)

Wingspan: 14.5-22mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August. The species has made just one appearance at Las Descargues in early May 2012 when it was taken at mv light in the lower garden trap on a very wet and cold night.

Larvae have been recorded from Genista pilosa.

 

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