|63.09 ~ 1306 ~ Agriphila inquinatella|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout Britain as far north as Perthshire, less common in the north.
A fairly common species that is mainly found in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 16-20mm.
A. geniculea, Pediasia contaminella and P. aridella.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Heathland, dunes and downs.
Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in a slight silken gallery amongst the bases of the grass stems. Pupal site undocumented.
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2009, Llanfyllin