Main: (Cosmopterigidae / Cosmopteriginae)
34.008 [B&F: 0896a] Cosmopterix scribaiella Zeller, 1850

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) and restricted in Britain to alder carr and reed-beds in Hampshire and neighbouring counties. Almost exclusively coastal in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 10-11 mm. Differs from the less frequent C. zieglerella, C. schmidiella and C. orichalcea by the basal area on the forewing with four narrow longitudinal white lines (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Larva mines leaves of Common Reed.

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