Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

02312 Esperia sulphurella, (Fabricius, 1775)

BF0649 (ABH28.019)


General Information

This is a chocolate-brown moth, marked with lemon-yellow. There is a whitish mark 2/3 along antennae.

Flies in morning sunshine.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Foodplant(s): dead wood
Flying: One generation, April-June
National status:


Woodland, lanes, hedgerows and gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.