Irish moths

Phycitodes binaevella

Family: Pyralidae       Sub-family: Phycitinae

1483     *     Phycitodes binaevella

Wingspan: 22-27mm

Flight time: June-August
Habitat: Prefers areas with light soils

Larvae feed in flower and seedheads of Spear Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Phycitodes binaevella

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

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