Cosmopterigidae: Chrysopeleiinae

03098 Sorhagenia lophyrella, (Douglas, 1846)

BF0909 (ABH34.013)


General Information

The three species of Sorhagenia which occur in the UK can only be distinguished by genital dissection.

Wingspan: 8-11mm
Foodplant(s): Purging Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status:


Chalk and limestone areas and fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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