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

TORTRICIDAE

Olethreutinae

Las Descargues, 22 July 2009
Eucosma albidulana Adult

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© Robin Howard

Eucosma albidulana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

Wingspan: 16-20mm

A univoltine species on the wing in June and July. A scarce visitor to the Las Descargues traps but can be recorded from traps situated in the rough meadows of the plateau.

The larva feeds on Seratula tinctoria, Cetaurea paniculata, Artemisia etc.

 

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