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

OECOPHORIDAE

Oecophorinae

Las Descargues, 2 August 2013
Epicallima formosella Adult

2310

© Robin Howard

Epicallima formosella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 12-16mm

Imago: univoltine - July-August. An occasional visitor to light it has been recorded from the local birch woodland and the Las Descargues garden traps where several of its foodplants are located.

Larva: feeds on Betula spp., Robinia pseudoacacia and Malus sylvestris.

 

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