|12.048 ~ 0200 ~ Psychoides filicivora|
Resident. Mostly a coastal species found southern England and the west of Wales.
This species was first recorded in 2016 at Middletown in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 7-8mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Spleenwort's and ferns.
Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feed on sporangia, causing browning of leaves. Pupates in a white cocoon on the frond.
Photo by DHB, 11th July 2016, Middletown