Irish moths

Garden Pebble, Evergestis forficalis

Family: Crambidae       Sub-family: Evergestinae

1356     *     Garden Pebble     *     Evergestis forficalis

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 25-28mm

Flight time: Double-brooded, May-June and late July-September
Habitat: Gardens and allotments

Food plants: Crucifers, particularly Cabbage, Turnip and Horseradish

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

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