Gelechioidea

Cosmopteriginae

Imago
Genus
Cosmopterix
Species
orichalcea
Author/Year
Stainton, 1861
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 8mm - 10mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species associated with damper habitats, such as fens, ditches and the banks of lakes and streams.

Larva: Polyphagous, mining in the stems of reed canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea), common reed (Phragmites australis) and tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea)

Overwinter: As a larva

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