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0225 ~ Triaxomera fulvimitrella
UK Status

Resident. Found locally throughout most of mainland Britain, except the far north of Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rare. A single record taken from Powis Castle in the east of the county in 1999.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-22mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Bracket fungi.

Lifestage data

Eggs are laid on larval food. Larva feeds on a variety of bracket fungi and dead wood. It has also been found in callus tissue around wounds.
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