Straw Grass-veneer

Agriphila straminella


Wingspan 16 to 19mm. The wings are the colour of dried grass with minimal markings.


Meadows, waste ground road verges, anywhere that grass grows. The larva feeds inside the bottom of the grass stem.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout most of Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

July and August.