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



Las Descargues, 13 June 2013
Piniphila bifasciana Adult


© Robin Howard

Piniphila bifasciana (Haworth, [1811])

Wingspan: 11-16mm

A univoltine species on the wing in June and July when it is an occasional visitor to the lights of Las Descargues and those traps in or adjacent to the pine woods of the Fournanty Plateau and Ladirat.

The larva feeds on Pinus sylvestris in May and June.