Pyraloidea

Pyralinae

Imago
Genus
Orthopygia
Species
glaucinalis
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 23-31mm

Imago: Bivoltine, with possible further generations.  A species that can be found in a variety of habitats, from woodland to old barns and sheds.  A very occasional visitor to light here.

Larva: Feed on decaying vegetable matter, haystacks, thatch and in old birds nests.

Overwinter: As a larva

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