Pyralidae: Evergestinae

06497 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1356 (ABH63.057)


General Information

This moth has a distinctive tent-like resting posture.

Wingspan: 25-28 mm.
Foodplant(s): cultivated plants
Flying: Two generations, May-July and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Gardens, fens, heathland, woodland, grassland and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.