Gelechioidea

Cosmopteriginae

Imago
Genus
Pyroderces
Species
argyrogrammos
Author/Year
Zeller, 1847
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 11mm - 17mm

Imago: Bivoltine, possibly trivoltine, the image shown is my first encounter with this species so I cannot comment on its abundance. Attracted to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on different thistles of the Asteraceae family such as (Carlina ssp). (Centaurea ssp) and (Cardus ssp)

Overwinter: As a larva

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