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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 1 June 2015
Delplanquiea dilutella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Delplanquiea dilutella ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 16-22mm

A univoltine species on the wing from late-May to September when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of the chalk and limestone meadows of the area.

Larvae feed on Thymus spp. thyme.

 

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