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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 22 June 2014
Aethes dilucidana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aethes dilucidana (Stephens, 1852)

Wingspan: 12-16mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to the end of August when it is a rare visitor to the traps at Las Descargues. A species of calcareous meadows.

Larvae feed on Pastinaca sativa.

 

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