© Robin Howard
Archips oporana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wingspan: male - 14-19mm female - 14-29mm
A bivoltine species on the wing from May to September when it only occasionally appears at the lights of Las Descargues despite the closeness of its preferred habitat. A species of coniferous woodland. Yet to be recorded from the Causse.
Larvae feed on Pinus sylvestris, Abies alba, Juniperus, Larix, Picea spp.