Psychidae: Taleporiinae

00815 Taleporia tubulosa, (Retzius, 1783)

BF0181 (ABH11.006)


General Information

The female moths are wingless and resemble small yellow grubs.


The larvae live and feed in a case.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 15-19 mm
Foodplant(s): lichen, decaying plant matter
Flying: One generation, May-June


Woodland, rocks and old walls.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.