Family: Glyphipterigidae Sub-family: Glyphipteriginae
394 * Glyphipterix forsterella
Wingspan: c.10mm. White or silvery dot on forwing
Flight time: May-June
Habitat: Wherever food plants are found
Food plants: Various sedges, adults feed on the flowers, the larvae thought to feed August-April on the seeds.
Similar: Glyphipterix thrasonella
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. May 2011