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

COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Chrysopeleiinae

Las Descargues, 9 August 2010
Sorhagenia rhamniella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Sorhagenia rhamniella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 8-10mm

A univoltine species flying in July and August when it is an infrequent visitor to the lights at Las Descargues but has been taken in traps bordering the unmanaged meadows of the plateau.

Larvae feed on Epilobium hirsutum.

 

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