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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 9 July 2012
Acompsia tripunctella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acompsia tripunctella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 20-22mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again from the end of June to September when it occasionally visits the lights at Las Descargues but is more often encountered on the margins of the plateau woodlands.

Larvae feed on Antirrhunum majus and Plantago.

 

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