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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 29 June 2009
Dichrorampha gueneeana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichrorampha gueneeana Obraztsov, 1953

Wingspan: 12-16mm

A univoltine but occasional bivoltine species on the wing from May to July (August to October) when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from the traps at Las Descargues and those in the rough, unmanaged meadows of the Fournanty Plateau.

The larva feeds on Achillea millefolium with pupation taking place on the foodplant.

 

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