Main: (Gelechiidae / Anomologinae)
35.056 [B&F: 0724] Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Local in waste ground, gardens, open woodland and downland throughout England and north Wales; rare in Scotland. Widespread and common in Hampshire, except for the New Forest, and in the western half of the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 16-20 mm. The main confusion species is M. metzneriella, which differs in the much darker general appearance, especially in apical and terminal areas. Larva feeds within the seedheads of Greater and Lesser Burdock, over-wintering in a cocoon.

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