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



Las Descargues, 1 July 2009
Zeiraphera isertana Adult


© Robin Howard

Zeiraphera isertana (Fabricius, 1794)

Wingspan: 14-19mm

Imago: Univoltine lying from June to July with occasional individuals recorded in August. It has been taken at Las Descargues but is more frequently encountered in the oak woodland of the ridge and gorge.

Larva: Feeds in folded or spun leaves of Quercus spp.