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

YPSOLOPHIDAE

Ypsolophinae

Las Descargues, 4 August 2008
Ypsolopha lucella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ypsolopha lucella (Fabricius, 1775)

Wingspan: 16-18mm

A univoltine species flying in July and August when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from all woodland sites although it is more abundant in oak woodland.

Larvae feed on oak Quercus spp. Pupation has yet to be described.

 

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