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


Las Descargues, 6 June 2015
Ectoedemia subbimaculella Adult


© Robin Howard

Ectoedemia subbimaculella (Haworth, 1828)

Wingspan: 5-6mm

A univoltine species on the wing in June and July, a scarce species of oak woodland.

Eggs are laid on the upper side of various Quercus spp., and feeding takes place in a galleried mine within the leaf.