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Eudonia submarginalis

Esu L
Photo by Olivier Ball

Usually common, found throughout the country. Pupation is in a cocoon in moss.

Family
Crambidae
Biostatus
Endemic
Host Plant
Mosses, grass
Larva
Feeds on moss and grass. Shelters in moss cushion base.
Pupa
Pupates in cocoon in moss.
Adult/Imago
Spring to autumn, sometimes winter. May be disturbed from rocks, tree trunks, tussocks by day. Attracted to light at night.
Forewing Length
9.5 - 13mm
Range
NZ
Habitat
Native forest, shrubland, gardens, grasslands, pasture.

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