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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 25 July 2015
Epinotia tetraquetrana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Epinotia tetraquetrana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 13-16mm

A bivoltine species flying from April to July when it is an occasional visitor to Las Descargues. A species of woodland and scrub yet to be recorded from the Causse.

Larvae feed within folded leaves of Betula, Alnus and Salix spp.

 

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