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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 12 June 2009
Teleiodes flavimaculella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Teleiodes flavimaculella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

Wingspan: 10-12mm

Only recorded once and that from an mv light at Las Descargues. A univoltine species on the wing from May to July.

Early stages are undescribed but it has been assumed from the trap localities in Europe that the larvae feed on Castanea sativa, and Quercus spp.

 

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