|0141 ~ Nematopogon schwarziellus|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
A few scattered records across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-17mm.
Care should be taken, all species of Nematopogon are very similar.
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Woodland, hedgerows, moorland, heathland and other open habitats.
Case-bearing. Eggs are laid on the stems of herbaceous plants. Larva forms a portable case from dead leaves and debris from which it will feed. Pupa formed inside the case.
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Photo by MDH, 30th May 2010, Llanfyllin