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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 20 May 2009
Ancylis mitterbacheriana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ancylis mitterbacheriana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan: 12-17mm

Imago: Bivoltine, flying in April and again from June to August. It is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and the ridge woodland where oak and beech are found.

Larva: Feeds on Quercus, Fagus spp.

 

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