|1442 ~ Pempelia palumbella|
Resident. Widespread and often common throughout the British Isles as far north as southern Scotland.
A few records from the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 22-28mm.
time & Voltinity
Heathland and moorland.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a web that soon becomes covered with frass and lives within. Pupates in a thick white cocoon in the soil.
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Photo by DB, 18th July 2013, Middletown