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

CRAMBIDAE

Crambinae

Las Descargues, 18 August 2013
Agriphila inquinatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Agriphila inquinatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 19-29mm

A bivoltine species flying from June to October. It is a regular visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and most grassland sites particularly those on a calcareous substrate.

The larvae are polyphagous on grasses before pupating below ground.

 

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