00028 Micropterix mansuetella, (Zeller, 1844)

BF0002 (ABH1.002)


General Information

Like the other Micropterix species, this moth is unusual in having fully functional mouthparts which are used to feed on pollen.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 7-9mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants (pollen)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Woodland, carr woodland and fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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