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



Las Descargues, 23 August 2013
Dichomeris limosellus Adult


© Robin Howard

Dichomeris limosellus (Schläger, 1849)

Wingspan: 19-22mm

Imago: Bivoltine flying from May to late June and again from July to September. It is an infrequent visitor to light and has been recorded on a few occasions at Las Descargues and from traps situated along woodland margins of the ridge.

Larva: Feeds on Lotus, Medicago sativa, Trifolium spp.