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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 10 July 2015
Dichrorampha plumbana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichrorampha plumbana (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 12-15mm

Imago: Univoltine, May to July. A regular visitor to light it has been recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and those in the ridge meadows but rarely from the Causse grasslands.

Larva: Feeds on Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, Achillea millefolium, Tanacetum spp. Pupation takes place in spring in a cocoon.

 

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