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0185 ~ Luffia ferchaultella
UK Status

Locally widespread in the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2019 at Middletown in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   Male is wingless & female is unknown.

Confusion species


L. lapidella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Undocumented)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Lichen.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Eggs laid in case. Larva forms a case mainly from lichen. Pupates in case attached near by the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by CBo, 15th July 2019, Middletown