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



Las Descargues, 6 June 2010
Choristoneura hebenstreitella Adult


© Robin Howard

Choristoneura hebenstreitella (Müller, 1764)

Wingspan: 19-25mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August. A regular visitor to light it has been recorded from mainly broadleaved woodland habitats at Las Descargues but is yet to be taken from the Causse.

The larva feeds on Quercus, Betula, Corylus, Sorbus etc.