Main: (Ethmiidae / Ethmiinae)
33.002 [B&F: 0719] Ethmia quadrillella (Goeze, 1783)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in fens, marshes, damp woodland, waste ground, gardens and on river-banks in England, as far north as Westmorland and Cumberland, but absent from south-west England and Wales (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). First recorded in Hampshire in 2012, with another in 2018, but not from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 15-19 mm. Larva feeds on shoots and leaves of Common Comfrey, Tuberous Comfrey, Lungwort and Common Gromwell, beneath a silken web, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Totton11121/08/2012Adult
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