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



Las Descargues, 21 June 2009
Acleris hastiana Adult


© Robin Howard

Acleris hastiana (Linnaeus, 1775)

Wingspan: 18-25mm

A highly variable bivoltine species flying in June and July and again from August to April. It is attracted to light and has been recorded from the mv traps at Las Descargues and from those in the poplar plantations at Ladirat.

The larva feeds on Populus, Salix, Rhamnus frangula etc.