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30.003 ~ 0660 ~ Pseudatemelia josephinae
UK Status

Resident. Fairly scattered locations throughout Britain, more common in the south of England.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the north of the county at Coed Pendugwm Nature Reserve in 2014.

Wingspan :   M & F 18-20mm.

Confusion species

Pseudatemelia flavifrontella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)




Dead leaves.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Eggs laid on larval food. Larva lives on ground feeding on detritus. Pupates in case on ground attached to twig.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 25th June 2014, Coed Pendugwm
Confirmed by Gen. Det.