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

OPOSTEGIDAE

Ladirat, 22 August 2013
Pseudopostega crepusculella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pseudopostega crepusculella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 7-9mm

A univoltine species on the wing early June to the end of August. The only recorded individual was taken at mv light from the poplar plantation at Ladirat well away from its expected wetland habitat.

Little is known about early stages although the foodplant is thought to be Mentha palustris.

 

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