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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 22 August 2006
Aristotelia decurtella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aristotelia decurtella (Hübner, 1813)

Wingspan: 16-18mm

A bivoltine species flying in May and June and again from July to September when it is an occasional visitor to the lights of Las Descargues but an infrequent one to the Causse.

Larvae feed on Sanguisorba officinalis, Eryngium campestre etc.

 

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