Main: (Cosmopterigidae / Cosmopteriginae)
34.010 [B&F: 0897] Cosmopterix lienigiella Zeller, 1846

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in reed-beds throughout south-eastern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight mainly confined to the coast and recorded inland in recent years only from the Leckford estate. Wingspan 10-13 mm. Similar to the other British Cosmopterix species, but yellowish brown, where the other species are black and orange. Larva mines leaves of Common Reed, over-wintering in a cocoon.

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