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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Lithocolletinae

Las Descargues, 1 August 2015
Phyllonorycter blancardella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Phyllonorycter blancardella (Fabricius, 1781)

Wingspan: 8-9mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and August when it is an occasional visitor to the traps at Las Descargues. A species of orchards.

Larvae feed in the underside of apple leaves.

 

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