Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

05397 Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla, (Scopoli, 1763)

BF1508 (ABH45.013)


General Information

This is one of several very similar moths which can be difficult to distinguish.

Wingspan: 17-25 mm.
Foodplant(s): Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis), Field Scabious (Knautia arvensis), Small Scabious (Scabiosa columbaria)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, May-October
National status:


Grassland and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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