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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 30 June 2015
Endothenia ustulana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Endothenia ustulana (Haworth, [1811])

Wingspan:10-13mm

A univoltine species on the wing in June and July, a moth of the plateau meadows wherever its food plant occurs. It is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues but can be swept in the late afternoon.

Larvae feed on Ajuga reptans.

 

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