Bucculatrix thoracella is a species of moth in the Bucculatricidae family.


This 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.
Bucculatrix thoracella

B. thoracella -


This species is local in Britain, inhabiting woodland and sometimes gardens.


The larvae feed on limes.

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