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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 4 June 2009
Apotomis betuletana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Apotomis betuletana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 17-22mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from late May to September. A scarce visitor to traps in any other than the Las Descargues birch woodland, not a species to wander far.

The larva feeds on Betula.

 

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