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35.089 ~ 0794 ~ Prolita sexpunctella ~ Six-spot Groundling
UK Status

Resident. A local species found in Wales, Northern England and Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2015 at Lake Vyrnwy in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 15-19mm.

Confusion species

Fairly distinctive.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Heathland and moorland.



Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in spun leaves. Pupa - undescribed.
Montgomeryshire photos
Photo by GBC, 11th June 2015, Lake Vyrnwy