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63.1 ~ 1314 ~ Catoptria margaritella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found in small numbers across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 20-24mm.

Confusion species

C. permutatella and C. furcatellus.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Boggy heaths and moors.


Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Grass moth. The lifestage details of this species are undescribed.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin