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



Las Descargues, 15 July 2013
Acleris holmiana Adult


© Robin Howard

Acleris holmiana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: 12-17mm

A univoltine species flying in June and July when it is an occasional visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and all sites where fruit trees are present.

Larvae feed on Crataegusm Prunus, Malus, Pyrus and Rosa species are found. Overwinters as an egg.