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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 31 July 2015
Lobesia bicinctana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lobesia bicinctana (Duponchel, 1844)

Wingspan: 9-14mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May to the end of June and again from mid-July to the end of August when it is a scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of open, dry habitats.

Larvae feed on various Allium species.

 

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