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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 4 June 2015
Dichomeris ustatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichomeris ustatella (Fabricius, 1794)

Wingspan: 14-22mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to early July when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues and the gorge woodland traps. Generally a woodland species.

Larvae feed on Tilia cordata.

 

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