Main: (Glyphipterigidae / Glyphipteriginae)
19.006 [B&F: 0394] Glyphipterix forsterella (Fabricius, 1781)

 

Notes: Local in damp grassland and woodland throughout mainland Britain and in two vice-counties of Ireland, apparently becoming more widespread and common. In south Hampshire, now widespread and fairly common, but remaining very rare in the north and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 8-11 mm. Separated from several similar species by the clear silver dot in the blackish apical spot (MBGBI Vol 2). Larva feeds within ears of Sedge.

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