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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 16 June 2012
Acompsia cinerella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acompsia cinerella (Clerck, 1759)

Wingspan: 17-20mm

A bivoltine moss feeding species flying from May to September. An infrequent visitor to light at Las Descargues but encountered more often in the woodland traps of the gorge and ridge.

Larvae feeds on moss.

 

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