Pyraloidea

Phycitinae

Imago
Genus
Delplanqueia
Species
dilutella
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 16-22mm

Imago: Univoltine, text books say this is a species of chalk and limestone habitats, as we are an acidic soil probably explains why this is just an occasional visitor to light.

Larva: Feed on thyme (Thymus ssp)

Overwinter: As a larva

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