Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oecophora bractella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phalaena (Tinea) bractella Linnaeus, 1758
Phylogenetic sequence # 030725
Explanation of Names
bracte - Latin for a thin metal plate (1)
1 Nearctic sp. (introduced)
Introduced to Washington-British Columbia.
The ﬁrst North America specimen collected with a blacklight trap in Seattle, Washington on June 30, 1998. (2)
Found throughout Europe, but is rare to uncommon. (2)
Larvae are associated with fungi in rotting wood. (2)
Adults active in early morning sunshine.