Species: Pyralid Grass Moth (Chrysoteuchia culmella)

Family: Grass Moths (CRAMBIDAE)

Category: Butterflies & Moths

Location: S

A. Butterflies & Moths

B. Grass Moths (CRAMBIDAE)

The Grass Moth family are typified by their adopting folded postures on grass stems. They are sometimes classed as a type of Snout-moth because of their distinctive appearance.

C. Pyralid Grass Moth (Chrysoteuchia culmella)

The Pyralid Grass Moth - sometimes known as the Garden Grass-veneer - has a wingspan of about two centimetres. It flies in June to August, more at night when it is attracted to lights. It rests during the day, head-down on grass stalks.

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Pyralid Grass Moth

The Pyralid Grass Moth rests during the day, head-down on grass stalks.