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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, 30 August 2015
Micrurapteryx kollariella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Micrurapteryx kollariella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 9-11mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from April to early-June and again from July to early September. It is a scarce species at Las Descargues but has been recorded from the woodland margins where the foodplant is found.

Larvae feed on Cytisus and Genista species.

 

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