Pyralidae: Pyralinae

05620 Synaphe punctalis, (Fabricius, 1775)

BF1414 (ABH62.070)


General Information

This species has conspicuous white dots along the front edge of forewing which are diagnostic.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 22-27 mm.
Foodplant(s): moss
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Shingle, sand-dunes, chalky and other dry areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.1%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.

Last recorded in July 2012

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 July to 22 July