Glyphipterigidae: Orthoteliinae

01576 Orthotelia sparganella, (Thunberg, 1788)

BF0470 (ABH19.001)


General Information

The larvae feed in the stems of the food plant.

Wingspan: 18-28mm
Foodplant(s): bur-reeds (Sparganium spp.), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Ponds and wet areas where the foodplant is found.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.