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0870 ~ Oegoconia quadripuncta
UK Status

Resident. A widespread and fairly common in England as far north as Cumbria, less common in Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

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

Wingspan :   M & F 13-16mm.

Confusion species


A fairly distinctive species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Decaying plant matter.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds externally. Pupates in a cocoon amongst the food material.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 28th July 2013, Middletown