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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, July, 2008
Euzophera pinguis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Euzophera pinguis (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 23-28mm

A univoltine species flying from June to September when it is a frequent and occasionally common visitor to light. A species of broadleaved woodland recorded from all sites where woodland is the principal habitat.

Larvae feed on ash Fraxinus excelsior and oak Quercus spp.

 

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