Pyralidae: Phycitinae

05811 Hypochalcia ahenella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF1457 (ABH62.030)


General Information

This is a rather plain-looking moth.

Wingspan: c. 25 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium), wormwoods (Artemesia spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Dry stony areas, grass banks and quarries.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.