Irish moths

Ebulea crocealis

Family: Crambidae       Sub-family: Pyraustinae

1385     *     Ebulea crocealis

Most Irish records are from the south and east
Wingspan: 22-25mm

Flight time: June-August
Habitat: Rough damp ground; water meadows, marshes

Food plants: Common Fleabane (Pulicaria dysentaria) and Ploughman's Spikenard (Inula conyza)

Ebulea crocealis

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2010

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