|1333 ~ Scoparia pyralella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles, but less common in Scotland.
Recorded at several sites throughout the county, but never common.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-20mm.
time & Voltinity
Open country and coastal shingle.
Mainly common ragwort.
Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in the roots and feeds within, also feeds on decaying plant material. Pupal site undescribed.
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Photo by PRW, 23rd June 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 23rd June 2010, Llanfyllin