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

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 24 September 2015
Phycitodes albatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Phycitodes albatella (Ragonot, 1887)

Wingspan: 21-26mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from May to September. An infrequent visitor to light and only recorded from the lower garden trap at Las Descargues. A species of rough meadows and woodland margins.

The larva feeds on Solidago, Senecio, Crepsis, Erigeron etc.

 

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