Esperia sulphurella
Esperia sulphurella
Cocoon & pupa • Cocoon opened to reveal pupa. • © Robin Barfoot

28.019 BF649
Esperia sulphurella

(Fabricius, 1775)

Wingspan 12-16 mm.

A tiny, chocolate-brown moth, marked with lemon-yellow. It rests with its antennae held forward, which are marked with whitish about two-thirds along their length.

It flies during the day, in May and June, and the larvae feed on dead wood.
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