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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 28 June 2009
Bryotropha domestica Adult

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© Robin Howard

Bryotropha domestica (Haworth, 1828)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A univoltine species on the wing from early MAy to September when it is attracted to light. It has been recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and those wherever moss is found.

The larva feeds in a silken gallery on various moss species growing on stones and walls.

 

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