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35.003 ~ 0844 ~ Syncopacma larseniella
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed mainly in southern and eastern England.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 11-14mm.

Confusion species

Syncopacma cinctella, Syncopacma taeniolella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Damp places and rough ground.


Greater bird's-foot-trefoil and common bird's-foot-trefoil.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on a foodplant. Larva feeds between spun leaves. Pupates in a silken cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 21st July 2013, Middletown,
Gen Det by ANG.