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


Las Descargues, 28 June 2012
Micropterix osthelderi Adult


© Robin Howard

Micropterix osthelderi Heath, 1975

Wingspan: male 9-10mm, female 10-12mm

A univoltine species on the wing from late-May to early-July when it occasionally visits the lights of Las Descargues. A species of beech woods and woodland margins.