Glyphipterigidae: Glyphipteriginae

01580 Glyphipterix thrasonella, (Scopoli, 1763)

BF0397 (ABH19.002)


General Information

This moth is a distinctive member of the Glyphipterix, but it does have quite variable forewing markings. It is often seen flying around rushes in sunshine.


The dark form, f. cladiella is very similar to G. fuscoviridella.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-15mm
Foodplant(s): rushes (Juncus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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