27.002 Oegoconia caradjai Copyright Martin Evans
 Distribution map Copyright Martin Evans
 Life stages table Copyright Martin Evans  27.002 Oegoconia caradjai Copyright Martin Evans

Autostichidae

27.002 Straw Yellowneck Oegoconia caradjai Popescu-Gorg & Capu┼če, 1965

Notable B

Similar species: This species has uniformly orange-yellow palps and the inner forewing bar reaches the centre of the wing.

Forewing: 6 to 7.5mm

Habitats: Farm buildings and wherever suitable larval foods are found.

Habits: The moth comes to light.

Foodplant: The larva feeds from within a slight web on decaying leaves, animal matter and straw refuse in barns. It pupates in a frass covered cocoon in its feeding place.