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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 21 August 2013
Acrobasis legatea Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acrobasis legatea (Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan: 19-25mm

A univoltine species flying from mid-June to early September. It is an uncommon visitor to light but has been recorded from the traps at Las Descargues and those bordering the ridge woodland.

The larva feeds on Rhamnus catharticus, Frangula alnus etc.

 

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