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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 31 May 2009
Dichomeris derasella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichomeris derasella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 21-24mm

Imago: Univoltine May to July. An occasional visitor to light, it has been recorded from all Las Descargues traps and those situated on the woodland margins of the gorge.

Larva: Feeds on Crataegus, Malus, Prunus, Rubus spp.

 

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