02060 Spuleria flavicaput, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0904 (ABH39.003)


General Information

The adults are charcoal-grey with a distinct yellow head and two sets of raised scale-tufts on their forewings.

The adults fliy in morning sunshine around branches of hawthorn and rest with spread wings and waving antennae.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 12-14mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June


Woodland edges, scrub and hedgerows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.