|1309 ~ Agriphila geniculea|
Resident. Widespread and locally abundant throughout Britain as far north as Perthshire.
A handful of records, mainly on the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 20-26mm.
A. inquinatella, Pediasia contaminella and P. aridella.
time & Voltinity
Dry pastures and coastal sandhills.
Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in a tubular silken gallery. Pupal site undocumented.
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Photo by MDH, 17th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 20th Aug 2012, Morben ISAF