Bucculatrix thoracella is a species of moth in the Bucculatricidae family.
DescriptionEditThis tiny moth is only a few mm long, and is brown and cream in colour. There is a distictive brown stripe running through the centre of the forewing to the tip. The head is orange. This species flies by day and by night.
This species is local in Britain, inhabiting woodland and sometimes gardens.
The larvae feed on limes.