|0143 ~ Nematopogon metaxella|
Resident. Very local in the southern half of the British Isles.
This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county. Since then there have been a few scattered records from across the county.
Wingspan : M & F 15-17mm.
Nematopogon panzerella and Nematopogon pilella.
time & Voltinity
Woodlands, fens and marshes.
Eggs laid on petiole of plant. Larva falls to ground and makes a case where it feeds on low plants.
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Photo by DB, 3rd June 2014, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.
Photo by SOS, June 2016, Guilsfield