Pyralidae: Galleriinae

1429 (ABH62.002) Aphomia zelleri (=Melissoblaptes), (Joannis, 1932)



General Information
Wingspan: 20-37 mm.
Foodplant(s): coastal moss
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Nationally Scarce A


Coastal sandhills.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 October to 05 October

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Bee Moth Aphomia sociella

Nationally Scarce A