Family: Crambidae Sub-family: Crambinae
Flight time: July-October
Habitat: Can be abundant in dry grassland and sand-dunes
Food plant: Small, short grass species e.g Festuca ovina.
Larvae: Late September-early May, inhabits silken gallery with pale frass at base of grass stems. Sometimes curls tightly round stems.
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2010 and 2011