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

TORTRICIDAE

Tortricinae

Las Descargues, 19 July 2013
Pandemis heparana Adult

4580

© Robin Howard

Pandemis heparana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 8-12mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to September when it occasionally visits the lights at Las Descargues but is more frequently encountered along the ridge path bordering the gorge woodland. A species favouring woodland and scrub here.

A polyphagous species.

 

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