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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 15 July 2013
Altenia scriptella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Altenia scriptella (Hübner, 1796)

Wingspan: 11-13mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from Las Descargues only.

The larva feeds on Acer spp.

 

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