Pyraloidea

Phycitinae

Imago
Genus
Pempelia
Species
genistella (2)
Author/Year
Duponchel, 1836
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 26mm - 29mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very local species usually confined to heathland, it comes to light in very small numbers.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding on the young shoots of gorse (Ulex ssp)

Overwinter: As a larva

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