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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Lithocolletinae

Las Descargues, 5 May 2009
Phyllonorycter emberizaepennella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Phyllonorycter emberizaepennella (Bouché, 1834)

Wingspan: 9-19mm

Imago: A bivoltine species flying in May and August when it occasionally visits light and has been recorded as a mine on honeysuckle. It has been taken at the Las Descargues garden traps and from the ridge woodland.

The mine can occupy the whole of the underside of a honeysuckle leaf.

 

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