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



Las Descargues, 11 July 2013
Anarsia lineatella Adult


© Robin Howard

Anarsia lineatella Zeller, 1839

Peach Twig Borer

Wingspan: 13-15mm

A bivoltine pest species of fruit trees flying in May and June then again from July to October. It is regualr visitor to light and has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those along the woodland margins of the ridge and gorge.

The larva feeds on various fruit trees and shrubs.