Irish moths

Agriphila tristella

Family: Crambidae         Sub-family: Crambinae

1305     *     Agriphila tristella

Widespread, common
Wingspan: c.27mm

Flight time: June-September
Habitat: Can be abundant in areas with tall grasses

Food plant: Grasses, larvae in silken gallery among base of stems

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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