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46.001 ~ 0485 ~ Schreckensteinia festaliella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Infrequently recorded from scattered sites.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-12mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine+)


Most habitats where the foodplant is found.


Bramble and raspberry.

Lifestage data

Web forming. Eggs laid singly on foodplant. Larva feed on the upperside of leaf in a slight web. Pupates in an open network cocoon attached to the stem, often low down.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 25th July 2009, Morben Camp Site

Photo by MDH, 24th July 2013, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 24th July 2013, Llanfyllin
This species raises rear legs when at rest