|0175 ~ Narycia duplicella|
Resident. Fairly common in southern England becoming more local further north, as far as southern Scotland.
First recorded in 2015 at Middletown in the east of the county. This is only the second record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M. 9-12mm. F. 7-10mm.
Care should be taken, as this species isn't too well marked.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Algae and lichens on tree trunks, fences etc
Case-bearing. Eggs laid on bark. Larva feeds from case. Pupates within case attached to a tree trunk.
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|Photo by DB, 29th June 2015, Middletown|