Chimney Sweeper

Odezia atrataPhotoForewing Length: 12-15mm

This small almost black moth is unmistakable. On close inspection you can see the wings are edged with white.

Flight Period
Single-brooded, June July 

Larval Food plants
The flowers and seeds of Pignut.

Chalk and limestone grassland.Old Hay Meadows

Wiltshire Status
Common and well distributed.