Glyphipterigidae: Glyphipteriginae

0396 (ABH19.003) Glyphipterix fuscoviridella, (Haworth, 1828)

KR01584

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This species has a plain brown, slightly metallic colouration which distinguishes it from other members of the Glyphipterix family.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.

Wingspan: 10-16mm
Foodplant(s): Field Wood-rush (Luzula campestris)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Dry, grassy areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 16 July

Similar Species
East Chevington, Northumberland 23-06-14
East Chevington, Northumberland 23-06-14
 Photo © Ian Fisher


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, grey, pink
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5