|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. An excellent new record for north Wales.
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