|0787 ~ Bryotropha terrella|
Resident. Widespread and very common throughout the British Isles especially in sandy places.
Recorded from four sites in the county, but will probably be more widespread.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-16.5mm.
B. politella and B. desertella.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Mosses and common bent.
Spinning. Eggs, oviposition site undescribed. Larva forms a white silken tube attached to the moss on which it feeds. Pupates in a cocoon in the larval feeding place.
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Photo by MDH, 28th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Confirmed by gen.det (ANG).