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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 10 July 2013
Acleris schalleriana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acleris schalleriana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Wingspan: 16-22mm

An uncommon bivoltine species flying throughout the year from August to August. It rarely comes to light and has only been recorded from Las Descargues where it has been taken along the gorge woodland margins.

Larvae feed on Viburnum lantana and V. opulus.

 

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