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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 12 May 2011
Dichrorampha sedatana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichrorampha sedatana (Busck, 1906)

Wingspan: 12-16mm

A univoltine species flying from May to July, an occasional visitor to the lights of Las Descargues. A species of rough meadows.

Larvae feed in the epidermis of Chrysanthemum leucanthemum and C. vulgare before pupating in a silken cocoon on the foodplant.

 

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