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



Las Descargues, 16 June 2011
Hedya nubiferana Adult


© Robin Howard

Hedya nubiferana (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 15-21mm

Imago: Univoltine May to August when it is a visitor to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and from traps situated in or adjacent to woodland containing its foodplants.

Larva: A pest species in orchards it feeds on buds, leaves and shoots of Betula, Quercus, Malus, Prunus, Sorbus, Crataegus etc. Pupation takes place in the feeding site or between leaves.