00038 Micropterix tunbergella, (Fabricius, 1787)

BF0001 (ABH1.001)


General Information

This moth has a metallic ground colour.


Like the other Micropterix species, this moth is unusual in having fully functional mouthparts which are used to feed on pollen.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 8-11 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants (pollen)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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