Main: (Pterophoridae / Pterophorinae)
45.024 [B&F: 1489] Downland Plume (Oxyptilus pilosellae) (Zeller, 1841)

 

Notes: Extinct in the British Isles, formerly on chalk downland in parts of south-eastern England. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 15-21 mm. Larva feeds within roots of Mouse-ear Hawkweed, subsequently feeding on the flowerheads, beneath a silken web.

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