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Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)

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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
    »Family: Glyphipterigidae
      »Subfamily: Glyphipteriginae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini


A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in both vice-counties, preferring boggy heathland habitats. Extremely local with few known recent colonies. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of May to late June. Larvae feed inside the stems of field hairy-rush. (Pratt, 2011).

Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)
Lullington Heath, 29 iv 2019
Photo: Tim Wilton
Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)
Hurstpierpoint, 24 v 2020
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)
TQ800206 Brede High Woods, 19 v 2010
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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