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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 7 June 2009
Episcythrastis tetricella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Episcythrastis tetricella ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 26-32mm

A univoltine species on the wing from April to June when it is an occasional visitor to light and has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those in the Bave valley wetlands.

Larva feed on Salix.

 

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