Recent Status: Recorded across Suffolk but not common.
Life Style: A single brooded species that flies from May to August and comes to light. The larvae feed in a gallery in a variety of bracket fungi.
Identification: The species is large at 20 to 35mm wingspan which distinguishes it from the only similar species Triaxomera parasitella at 16 to 21mm. The head of T. parasitella is also a brighter yellow ochre where-as it is the same as the wing colour for M. choragella.
Recorded in 25 (43%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1994. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats