Main: (Blastobasidae / Blastobasinae)
41.001 [B&F: 0875] Blastobasis phycidella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Notes: Local on a wooded south-facing cliff on Guernsey, where first discovered in 1990. Prior to this, it was known only from four females taken at Southampton Docks, Hampshire in the first half of June 1930 (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 17-19 mm. Away from Guernsey, voucher specimen should be retained for confirmation of identification. Larva feeds on rotten wood and fallen pine needles.

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