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



Lac Tolerme, 16 August 2015
Milesia crabroniformis Adult

© Robin Howard

Milesia crabroniformis (Fabricius, 1775)

Wingspan: 22-25mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June until Ocotber when it can often be encountered in broadleaved woodlands and where oak and beech predominate.

Larvae develop in rotting Quercus and Fagus wood.