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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 25 July 2015
Metendothenia atropunctana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Metendothenia atropunctana (Zetterstedt, 1840)

Wingspan: 14-18mm

Imago: Bivoltine, May to August. It is an occasional visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and the ridge woodland traps. A species of broadleaved woodland.

Larva: Polyphagous on Betula, Alnus, Tilia, Fagus, Crataegus spp.

 

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