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

GELECHIIDAE

Gelechinae

Las Descargues, 26 July 2012
Athrips mouffetella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Athrips mouffetella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: 14-16mm

A univoltine species flying from June to the end of August when it occasionally presents itself at light. Recorded from the traps at Las Descargues and those in the ridge woodland. A species of broadleaved woodland.

The larva feeds on Lonicera spp.

 

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