Adelidae: Adelinae

00365 Adela reaumurella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0150 (ABH7.006)


General Information

The moths fly in sunshine, sometimes occurring in swarms. They have bronzy-metallic, greenish forewings. The males have long, whitish antennae, the females shorter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 14-18mm
Foodplant(s): plant matter
Flying: One generation, April-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Woodland and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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