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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 11 July 2013
Acrobasis repandana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Acrobasis repandana (Fabricius, 1798)

Wingspan: 20-25mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August when it is an infrequent visitor to light. It has been recorded from the mv traps at Las Descargues and from traps situated in or near the ridge and gorge oak woodlands.

The larva feeds within a spinning of leaves high in oak Quercus trees.

 

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