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

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Yponomeutinae

Pierre Martine, Causse de Gramat, 1 June 2009
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Paraswammerdamia albicapitella (Scharfenberg, 1805)

Wingspan: 11-13mm

Imago: Univoltine flying from late May to early August. The species has only been recorded from the Causse yet its foodplant is ubiquitous.

Larva: Feeds on Prunus spinosa.

 

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