Main: (Oecophoridae / Oecophorinae)
28.004 [B&F: 0636] Denisia similella (Hübner, 1796)


Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in woodland in central and north-western Scotland, reappearing patchily in southern Scotland and northern England as far south as Herefordshire (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 14-16 mm. Larva feeds on fungi and dead wood of Birch and Oak, over-wintering twice in some areas.

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