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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 10 August 2015
Acrobasis tumidana Adult

5853

© Robin Howard

Acrobasis tumidana ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 19-24mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to September when it is a common visitor at light and sugar and has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those in and on the margins of the oak woodland of the ridge and gorge.

Larva is an oak Quercus feeder.

 

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