Moth - Garden Grass - Veneer
Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 24th July 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
 

 
 
Moth - Garden Grass - Veneer.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Chrysoteuchia culmella.
Lepidoptera.
Crambidae.
Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Wingspan:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Various grasses.

18 - 24 mm.
Gardens, fens, grassland, woodland, heathland.
June - July.
Its normal flight time is at night, when it is attracted to
light. By day it rests head-down on grass stalks and
is easily disturbed.