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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 21 May 2009
Ptycholoma lecheana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ptycholoma lecheana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: 16-20mm

Imago: univoltine - May-July. An occasional visitor to light it has been recorded from all broadleaved woodland sites, woodland margins and the garden traps at Las Descargues.

Larva: polyphagous on the leaves, buds and flowers of Betula, Acer, Tilia, Fraxinus, Quercus, Populus etc.

 

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