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

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, 10 July 2015
Acrocercops brongniardella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acrocercops brongniardella (Hübner, 1798)

Wingspan: 8-10mm

A univoltine species initially on the wing in July and August and after overwintering again in April and May. A scarce visitor to the Las Descargues lights but more often encountered in the oak woodlands of the gorge.

Larvae feed on Quercus spp.

 

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