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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 2 August 2015
Homoeosoma sinuella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Homoeosoma sinuella (Fabricius, 1794)

Wingspan: 18-23mm

Imago: Bivoltine, May to September when it is frequent visitor to light and has ben recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and those situated in or adjacent to the rough grassland of the ridge. It can also be found on the wing during late afternoon into the early evening.

Larva: Feeds on Plantago during late summer and winter before pupation takes place either in the winter or early spring.

 

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