Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

02348 Pleurota bicostella, (Clerck, 1759)

BF0654 (ABH28.025)


General Information

The males of this species fly between sunset and dusk and again at sunrise. The large, tufted labial palps are characteristic.

Wingspan: 23-25mm
Foodplant(s): heaths (Erica spp.), Bell Heather (Erica cinerea)
Flying: One generation, June-July


Damp lowland heaths

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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