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

GELECHIIDAE

Dichomeridinae

Las Descargues, 14 July 2013
Dichomeris alacella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dichomeris alacella (Zeller, 1839)

Wingspan: 13-15mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to the end of August, a frequent visitor to the woodland traps of the plateau and has also been recorded from the lower Las Descargues traps.

The larva feeds on lichen and moss.

 

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