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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 19 July 2014
Psoricoptera gibbosella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Psoricoptera gibbosella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 15-17mm

A univoltine species on the wing from early July to October when they infrequently visit the traps at Las Descargues. A species of broadleaved woodland.

Larvae feed in the rolled leaves of various oak species.

 

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