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7.006 ~ 0150 ~ Adela reaumurella ~ Green Long-horn
UK Status

Resident. Common and widespread throughout England and Wales, local in Scotland as far north as Perthshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Quite well recorded across the county, especially in the east.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-18mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)




Dead Leaves.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Eggs probably laid on low plants. Larva forms a flat portable case from dead leaves from which it will feed. Pupa formed inside the case.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 23rd Apr 2011, Llandinam Gravels

Photo by TS, 25th Apr 2016, Middleton Hill