Irish moths

Dipleurina lacustrata

Family: Crambidae         Sub-family: Scopariinae

1338     *     Dipleurina lacustrata

Wingspan: 15-20mm

Flight time: July-August
Distinctive plain cream or greyish central portion of wing

Larval food plant: Mosses on tree trunk and walls

Similar: Eudonia truncicolella, E. mercurella, Scoparia ambigualis

Dipleurina lacustrata

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

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