home > county list > micro moths > (645 of 660)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
1494 ~ Capperia britanniodactylus 
UK Status

Resident. A widely distributed, but can be quite local.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2015 at Llandinam Gravels in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 12-17mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)


South-facing and sloping stony habitats


Wood sage.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first eats part way through stem then feeds on wilted leaves. Pupates along the stem of plant.
Click map for larger image

Montgomeryshire photos
Photo by DB, 1st July 2015, Llandinam Gravels