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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, 5 August 2009
Deltaornix torquillella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Deltaornix torquillella (Zeller, 1850)

Wingspan: 9-11mm

A univoltine species flying here at Las Descargues from June to August when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from scub and woodland margins of the Fournanty Plateau but not the Causse.

The larva feeds on Prunus spinosa.

 

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