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



Las Descargues, 29 June 2012
Paraswammerdamia nebulella Adult


© Robin Howard

Paraswammerdamia nebulella (Goeze, 1783)

Wingspan: 11-14mm

A univoltine species flying in June and July when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and to those traps situated along the woodland margins and scrub of the Plateau.

Larvae feed on Crataegus and Sorbus aucuparia overwintering as small larvae before pupation takes place in the spring.