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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 16 June 2012
Gypsonoma sociana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Gypsonoma sociana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 10-15mm

A univoltine species flying from May to the middle of July when it comes occasionally to light and has been recorded from the ridge woodland and the poplar plantations at Ladirat.

The larva feeds on Populus tremula, P. nigra and Salix.

 

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