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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 27 June 2011
Recurvaria leucatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)

Wingspan: 13-15mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it is an occasional visitor to light and has been recorded from all woodland margin traps and those in or near orchards.

Larvae feed on Amelanchier, Cotoneaster, Crataegus, Malus, Pyrus, Prunus, Sorbus aucuparia etc.

 

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