Irish moths

Bryotropha terrella

Family: Gelechiidae       Sub-family: Anomologinae

787     *     Bryotropha terrella

Specimen identified by Ken Bond
Wingspan: 14-16mm

Flight time: June-July, easily disturbed by day
Habitat: Grassy areas

Larvae feed in the stems of various grasses

Similar: Bryotropha domestica

Bryotropha terrella

Bryotropha terrella
Barley Cove, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June 2011

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