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1013 ~ Olindia schumacherana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local and never very common, found throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-16mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Preferring thick cover of trees and shrubs.


Various herbaceous plants

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within spun or folded leaves. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain

Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain