Pyralidae: Crambinae

06222 Chilo phragmitella, (Hübner, [1810])

BF1290 (ABH63.077)


General Information

The females of this species are paler and generally larger than the males. Both sexes have distinctively long labial palps.

Wingspan: 24-40 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Reed (Phragmites australis), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status:


Wetland habitats where common-reed grows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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