Irish moths

Scoparia ambigualis

Family: Crambidae       Sub-family: Scopariinae 

1334     *     Scoparia ambigualis

Wingspan: 15-22mm. Several very similar species

Flight time: May-July
Habitat: Woodland and moors

Larvae feed on mosses and/or the organic detritus beneath

Similar: Dipleurina lacustrata, Eudonia truncicolella, E. mercurella

Scoparia ambigualis

Scoparia ambigualis
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. May 2011

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