Nematopogon swammerdamella
Nematopogon swammerdamella
Adult • © Shane Farrell

7.015 BF140
Nematopogon swammerdamella

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan 18-21 mm.

The largest of Britain's 'longhorn' moths, this species is generally distributed throughout the British Isles, and is usually associated with woodland habitats.

It is on the wing during May and June.

The larvae are believed to feed on dead leaves.
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