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Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)

Cocksfoot Moth
19.0070 (B&F: 391)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Glyphipterigidae
   »Subfamily: Glyphipteriginae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Synonym(s):

Glyphipterix fischeriella (Zeller, 1839)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Often fairly common to common and sometimes abundant by day in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early May to mid June. Larvae feed on (the seeds and stems of) cock's-foot, and in the spikes of other grasses. (Pratt, 2011).

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Rowland Wood, 1 vi 2011 Photo: Bob Foreman

Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)

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