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

CRAMBIDAE

Crambinae

Las Descargues, 8 July 2011
Catoptria permutatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Catoptria permutatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1848)

Wingspan: 21-29mm

Imago: Univoltine, Flying from May to August. It is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues but is more commonly found along the margins of the conifer and birch woodlands of the plateau.

Larva: Larva feeds on moss.

 

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