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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 24 July 2015
Bryotropha senectella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Bryotropha senectella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 9-12mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to the end of September she it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of woodland margins and meadows of the plateau.

Larvae feed on mosses associated with grasses.

 

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