|1313 ~ Catoptria pinella|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout much of the British Isles, but most common in the south and east.
A well distibuted, low density species, usually found in singletons.
Wingspan : M & F, 20-26mm.
time & Voltinity
Heathy woodland and boggy ground.
Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in, and feeds from, a small vertical tube amongst dense tufts of the foodplant. Pupates in a white silken cocoon covered with grass particles in leaf sheath.
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Photo by MDH, 17th July 2009, Llanfyllin