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0224 ~ Triaxomera parasitella
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and common in the south of England.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rare. Just two records from the east of the county in 1996 and 2009.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-21mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Various fungi and occasionally rotten wood.

Lifestage data

Eggs are laid on larval food. Larva feeds on a variety of bracket fungi and dead wood.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 26th June 2009, Llanfyllin