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32.05 ~ 0646 ~ Telechrysis tripuncta ~ Treble-spot Flat-body
UK Status

Resident. A local but widespread species found south of a line from the Wash to Breconshire, Staffordshire, North Wales, Southern Yorkshire and north-west England.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2009 at Llanfyllin in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-14mm.

Confusion species

Elachista albifrontella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Found in woodlands and hedgerows.


Rotten or dead wood.

Lifestage data

Eggs probably laid on the dead wood. Larval lifestyle, undescribed . Pupates probably in dead wood, close to feeding place.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 26th June 2009, Llanfyllin