Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

05459 Capperia britanniodactyla, (Gregson, 1867)

BF1494 (ABH45.028)


General Information

The larvae cause damage to the stem of the foodplant which then has characteristic wilted shoots.

Wingspan: 18-21mm.
Foodplant(s): Wood Sage (Teucrium scorodonia)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status:


Dry, south-facing and sloping stony habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.