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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 31 August 2010
Cryptoblabes bistriga Adult

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© Robin Howard

Cryptoblabes bistriga (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 16-19mm

A univoltine species flying from May to July when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all woodland sites. A species of birch and oak woodland.

Larvae feed on species of Betula, Alnus and Quercus.

 

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