Aethes francillana
Aethes francillana
Adult • Dordogne, France • © Ian Kimber

49.124 BF950

Aethes francillana

(Fabricius, 1794)

wingspan - 13-18 mm.

On the wing from late June through to early September, this moth is found particularly in the coastal counties and inland in southern England, where it can be locally common. It is scarcer further

It is found in rough grassland, particularly chalk downland and on the coast.

The larval foodplant is wild carrot (Daucus carota).
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