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



Las Descargues, 10 May 2010
Yponomeuta sedella Adult


© Robin Howard

Yponomeuta sedella (Treitschke, 1833)

Wingspan: 15-18mm

A bivoltine moth flying from mid-April to early June and again from August to mid-September. It is attracted to light and has been recorded at Las Descargues and all rough, unmanaged grassland sites.

The larva feeds gregariously in a web on orpine Sedum telephine or related, cultivated varieties.