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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 15 June 2012
Cnephasia asseclana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Cnephasia asseclana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 12-18mm

A bivoltine species of woodland margins and meadows on the wing from June to the end of August when it occasionally visits the lights of Las Descargues.

Larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, Ranunculus, Rumex, Plantago, Lathyrus and Chrysanthemum species.

 

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