Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0652 (ABH28.022) Alabonia geoffrella, (Linnaeus, 1767)



General Information

Spectacular day-flying species, mostly seen at sunrise. Males have characteristic rising and falling flight. Deciduous woodland, woodland margins, old mixed hedgerows and marshy places.

Wingspan: 17-21 mm
Foodplant(s): decaying wood (bark)
Flying: One generation, May-June

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in