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

CRAMBIDAE

Scopariinae

Las Descargues, June, 2007
Scoparia pyrallela Adult

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© Robin Howard

Scoparia pyrallela ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 17-20mm

Imago: univoltine - June-July. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from many of the meadow traps situated in or near calcareous, grassy slopes.

Larva: feeds on decaying plant material and Senecio jacobaea roots.

 

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