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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, 23 May 2011
Alabonia geoffrella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Alabonia geoffrella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Wingspan: 18-21mm

Imago: univoltine - May-July. It is a frequent visitor to light but is also taken in sunshine along woodland margins. Recorded from most woodland sites.

Larva; feeds on Corylus avellana. Pupates in a white cocoon amongst wood chips in the feeding place.

 

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