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1342 ~ Eudonia angustea
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-22mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Preferring coastal habitat.

Foodplant

Mosses.

Lifestage data

Moss feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms silken galleries in cushions of moss and feeds within. Pupates in a slight cocoon amongst the moss.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 16th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by PAR, 28th Sept 2016, Abermule