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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, June, 2005
Harpella forficella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Harpella forficella (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 19-29mm

Imago: univoltine - May-August. A regular species at light it has been recorded from birch woodland, woodland margins and from the Las Descargues garden traps.

Larva: larva feed on Betula, Alnus, Pyrus, Sorbus, Quercus, Fagus etc., and various other tree and shrub species.

 

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