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

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Yponomeutinae

Las Descargues, 21 June 2011
Parahyponomeuta egregiella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Parahyponomeuta egregiella (Duponchel, 1838)

Wingspan: 14-16mm

Univoltine flying from June to early August when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from all the Las Descargues mv traps and those in the woodland heath of the ridge and gorge.

Larva feeds on Erica spp.

 

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