Ypsolophidae : Ochsenheimeriinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Andrew Bloomfield,  02/07/2019 - Holkham Estate

Similar Norfolk Species
Ochsenheimeria urella
Bull's-horn Stem Moth
Upload a Photo
 
Ochsenheimeria taurella
Hairy Stem Moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)251 / 17.014
=Feathered Stem-moth

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Distinctive species with a shaggy appearance (erect scales).
Larvae mine the stems of various coarse grasses.

Old Victorian record at Merton 1874. First confirmed modern-day record at Holkham NNR in 2018 (A, Bloomfield, A. Duff, 29/06/18)

Photo / Specimen needed for confirmation.

[MBGBI vol2 p209]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Ypsolopha vittella | Ochsenheimeria urella >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
12/08/2023+27TG41Repps
17/07/2020+28TF92Hempton / Fakenham
23/08/2019127TG04Kelling
02/07/2019128TF83New Holkham
29/06/2018128TF84Holkham Dunes
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
Express Record Ochsenheimeria taurella
We need your records!
Do you have records of Ochsenheimeria taurella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
   
Click Map for Details

Wingspan: 11-12mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Cock's-foot, Meadow-grass, Foxtail
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

Data Policy | Cookies Policy
  
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © NOLA™ 2024. © Lepidoptera UK - Jim Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy