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

CRAMBIDAE

Crambinae

Las Descargues, 15 July 2013
Crambus perlella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Crambus perlella (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 22-29mm

A bivoltine species; flies from May to September when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from grassland sites.

Larvae feed on the bases of grass stems. Pupation takes place just below ground level.

 

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