Main: (Epermeniidae / Epermeniinae)
47.003 [B&F: 0482] Epermenia insecurella (Stainton, 1849)

 

Notes: Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on limestone grassland and chalk downland in England, south of a line from the Severn estuary to The Wash, a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. In Hampshire known only from a single record, at Porton Down in 1994, with several records on the Isle of Wight, but none since 1926. Wingspan 9-11 mm. Flies in late afternoon sunshine. Larva feeds on Bastard Toadflax, an increasingly difficult plant to find in the county.

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