Psychidae: Psychinae

00864 Luffia ferchaultella, (Stephens, 1850)

BF0185 (ABH11.009)


General Information

Only the parthenogenetic (self-fertile) wingless female of this species is known. It is possibly a form of L. lapidella.


The cased larvae feed, often gregariously, on lichen.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Foodplant(s): lichen
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Larva Type:
White, Grey, Brown, Black