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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 7 May 2015
Cydia cosmophorana Adult

5138

© Robin Howard

Cydia cosmophorana (Treitschke, 1835)

Wingspan: 8-13.5mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to July when it is rarely taken at light. A species of coniferous woodland and heathland of the ridge.

Larvae feed on various pine species in the gall of Retinia resinella.

 

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