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49.045 ~ 1029 ~ Eana osseana
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Very few records but probably overlooked.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-23mm.

Confusion species

C. longana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Grassland and moorland.


A wide range of low growing herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in a spun silken tube low down amongst the rootstock. Pupates in or near larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 3rd Aug 2011, Commins Coch

Photo by GBC, 26th July 2014, Lake Vyrnwy