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Glyphipterix fuscoviridella

Wikipedia Abstract

Glyphipterix fuscoviridella is a moth of the family Glyphipterigidae. It is found in Great Britain, Belgium, France, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro and Bulgaria. The wingspan is 10–16 mm. Adults are on wing from May to June. The larvae feed on Luzula campestris. They mostly bore the stem of their host plant, but may also mine the base of a leaf. Pupation takes place between the roots of the host plant. The larvae have a pale rose pink body and a shining amber head. They can be found in March and April.
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Prey / Diet

Luzula campestris (field woodrush)[1]

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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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