Main: (Psychidae / Oiketicinae)
11.017 [B&F: 0192] Pachythelia villosella (Ochsenheimer, 1810)

 

Notes: Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on acid heathland in parts of Hampshire and Dorset. In Hampshire most recent records are from around Beaulieu Road Station, declining and previously known from a number of heathland areas in the New Forest. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan male 22-28 mm, female wingless. The adult moths are seen occasionally, but most records are of larval cases. Larva feeds on Heather, Bell Heather, various grasses, Birch and Willow, living within a movable case, over-wintering twice.

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