Main: (Psychidae / Epichnopteriginae)
11.014 [B&F: 0189] Epichnopterix plumella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Local, in grassland and moorland, in south-eastern England north to Lancashire. In Hampshire, recorded very rarely - the specimen illustrated is the first from North Hampshire. Wingspan male 10-14mm, female wingless. Flies in sunshine. Larva feeds on various grasses, living within a movable case; case length 8-12mm.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Blackpan Common (74/92)1001903Adult
Freshwater1001948Adult
Lower Test HWT reserve (centre)1111993Adult
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