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0847 ~ Syncopacma taeniolella
UK Status

Resident. A local species in southern England, becoming very local north of the midlands.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county in 2012.

Wingspan :   M & F 11-14.mm.

Confusion species


S. larseniella and S. cinctella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Chalk and limestone grassland.

Foodplant

Bird's-foot-trefoil.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant? Larva feeds between spun leaves. Pupa is reddish brown in a slight cocoon in the detritus.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 18th July 2016, Middletown