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



Las Descargues, 8 July 2011
Teleiodes vulgella Adult


© Robin Howard

Teleiodes vulgella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 14-16mm

A univoltine species flying from May to August when it comes to light and has been recorded at woodland margin traps and those in or adjacent to orchards.

Larvae feed on Amelanchier, Cotoneaster horizontalis, Crataegus monogyna, Malus domestica, M. sylvestris, Prunus domestica, P. spinosa, Pyrus communis, Sorbus aria, S. aucuparia etc.