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Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)

Cocksfoot Moth
19.0070 (B&F: 391)

Glyphipterix fischeriella (Zeller, 1839)

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


Resident. Often fairly common to common and sometimes abundant by day in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early May to mid June. Larvae feed on (the seeds and stems of) cock's-foot, and in the spikes of other grasses. (Pratt, 2011).

Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)
Rowland Wood, 01 vi 2011
Photo: Bob Foreman
Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)
Bracklesham, 12 v 2014
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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