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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, May, 2007
Metriochroa latifoliella Adult

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Metriochroa latifoliella (Millière, 1886)

Wingspan: 7-9mm

Imago: Univoltine flying from April through to the end of June here at Las Descargues, the only place it has been recorded in the area. A pest species of olives.

Larva: Feeds on Oleaceae, mining the leaves.

 

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