Irish moths

Pinion-streaked Snout, Schrankia costaestrigalis

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Strepsimaninae

2484     *     Pinion-streaked Snout     *     Schrankia costaestrigalis

Locally common
Wingspan: 16-22mm. Could be mistaken for a micro-moth

Flight time: Two generations, May-October
Habitat: Marshy areas, damp woods, boggy heaths, riversides

Larval food plant is unknown in the wild

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

All images used are copyright. Please contact me if you find errors.