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1281 ~ Dichrorampha simpliciana
UK Status

Resident. A local species throughout England and Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a single site in the west of the county at Commins Coch.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-16mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wasteland and uncultivated land.

Foodplant

Mugwort.

Lifestage data

Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds, sometimes gregariously, in the roots and rootstock. Pupates in larval habitation.
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