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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 15 July 2013
Clepsis consimilana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Clepsis consimilana (Hübner, 1817)

Wingspan: 13-17mm

A variable species flying from June to the end of September, possibly bivoltine. It has been recorded from Las Descargues and from traps situated in local gardens, hedgerows and scrub.

The larva feeds on Ligustrum vulgare, Syringa, Lonicera, Crataegus, Malus, Carpinus etc.

 

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