01520 Ochsenheimeria taurella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0251 (ABH17.014)


General Information

The moths of this species have a distinctive shaggy appearance caused by erect scales.


The larvae mine the stems of various coarse grasses.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 11-12mm
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), meadow-grasses (Poa spp.), foxtails (Alopecurus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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