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1451 ~ Pyla fusca
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at a few sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 25-28mm.

Confusion species


Metriostola betulae and Apomyelois bistriatella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Heathland.

Foodplant

Heather.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a silken web and lives within. Pupal site not documented.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 3rd Aug 2006, Commins Coch

Photo by AT, 3rd Aug 2014, Derwenlas