Main: (Scythrididae / Scythridinae)
43.001 [B&F: 0913] Scythris fallacella (Schläger, 1847)

 

Notes: Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on open limestone slopes in Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 13-16 mm. Very similar to S. fuscoaenea from which separable only with great care. Flies in afternoon sunshine. Larva feeds on Common Rock-rose, living within a silken tube or tent.

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