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



Las Descargues, 13 July 2013
Acleris literana Adult


© Robin Howard

Acleris literana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: 18-22mm

A bivoltine species flying July and August and again from October through the winter to April when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all woodland sites.

Larvae feed on various broadleaved trees, Quercus robur, Q. pedunculata, Betula, Acer, Malus etc.