Main: (Heliodinidae / Heliodininae)
23.001 [B&F: 0400] Heliodines roesella (Linnaeus, 1758)


Notes: Extinct in the British Isles, formerly on waste ground and dry open areas in parts of southern England, where recorded sparingly in London, Kent (Darenth Wood) and Devon, but not seen in Britain since about 1820 (MBGBI Vol 2). Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 10-11 mm. Larva feeds on Good-King-Henry and Common Orache, living gregariously within a silken web.

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