Lepidoptera Ptycholoma Lecheana Moth

Our last example of the family Tortricida is Lecheana, a moth that is common in most parts in June and July.

Lecheana Moths Fig. 227.-Lecheana.

Its fore wings are brown, lighter towards the base. There are no very distinct markings, but there is generally a darker patch in the middle of the wing, edged with a silvery streak on each side.

The larva feeds on several trees, including oaks and elms, in the month of May.