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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 12 June 2011
Khorassania compositella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Khorassania compositella (Treitschke, 1835)

Wingspan: 22-24mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from April to September when it occasionally visits the lights at Las Descargues. A species of dry, open habitats of the south.

Larvae feed in web under the leaves of Artemisia campestris and Helianthemum.

 

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