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0855 ~ Acompsia cinerella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2010 at Llanfyllin in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-19mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Mosses.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within the moss. Pupation site not documented.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 28th July 2010, Llanfyllin
Male confirmed by Gen Det.