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0119 ~ Opostega salaciella 
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the north of the county at Lake Vyrnwy in 2014.

Wingspan :   M & F 9-12mm.

Confusion species


Other species of Elachista pure white, but lack the eye caps.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Open habitats

Foodplant

Sheep's sorrel.

Lifestage data

Early stages unknown.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by GBC, 9th July 2014, Lake Vyrnwy