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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 3 June 2009
Orthotaenia undulana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Orthotaenia undulana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 15-20mm

A bivoltine species flying in June and July and again in August. A regular visitor to light from broadleaved woodland habitats, scrub, gardens etc. May also be a pest in orchards.

Larvae are polyphagous on various trees and shrubs.

 

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