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62.054 ~ 1481 ~ Homoeosoma sinuella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common in Wales and the southern half of England.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-23mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Dry light soils with sparse vegetation.

Foodplant

Plantain spp.

Lifestage data

Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in the rootstock causing the central leaves to droop. Pupates in a silken cocoon in the rootstock.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech Rocks

Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech Rocks