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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 28 June 2010
Isophrictis anthemidella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Isophrictis anthemidella (Wocke, 1871)

Wingspan: 13-15mm

A univoltine species flying from May to August. It is an occasional visitor to light but has only been recorded from the margins of the ridge oak woodland that borders an area of unmanaged meadow.

Larvae feed on Achillea ptarmica, Anthemis tinctoria, Pyrethrum corymbosom etc.

 

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