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

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Yponomeutinae

Las Descargues, 4 August 2015
Swammerdamia caesiella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Swammerdamia caesiella (Hübner, [1796])

Wingspan: 9-14mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again in July and August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of open woodland where its food plant is present.

Larvae feed on Birch.

 

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