00424 Incurvaria masculella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0130 (ABH8.002)


General Information

This moth has a comb-like or 'pectinate' antennae which is unusual in the microlepidotera.


The larvae produce mines which are very similar to those produced by I. pectinea.

Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), roses (Rosa spp.), Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), Hazel (Corylus avellana), Beech (Fagus sylvatica), oaks (Quercus spp.), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
Flying: One generation, April-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Brown