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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 22 July 2013
Acleris forsskaleana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acleris forsskaleana (Linnaeus, 1775)

Wingspan: 13-17mm

A univoltine species on the wing from July to the end of August whe it is attracted to light but only ever in small numbers. Recorded only from Las Descargues and its immediate surrounding.

Larvae feed and pupate on Acer species.

 

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