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1278 ~ Dichrorampha sequana
UK Status

Resident. A local species in Wales and England as far north as the Midlands.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2012 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 10-12mm.

Confusion species

D petiverella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)


Chalk and limestone grassland, neutral grassland and open woodland.



Lifestage data

Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds on the roots and rootstock. Pupates in the larval feeding place in an earthen cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 25th June 2012, Middletown