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0153 ~ Cauchas fibulella
UK Status

Resident. Found throughout Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few records across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8-11mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Germander speedwell.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Eggs laid on foodplant flowers. Larva feed on seed capsules, then forms a flat elongated portable case from leaf fragments, from which it feeds on lower leaves. Pupa formed inside the case.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 29th May 2012, Middletown

Photo by DB, 29th May 2012, Middletown