Main: (Epermeniidae / Epermeniinae)
47.005 [B&F: 0483] Epermenia chaerophyllella (Goeze, 1783)

 

Notes: Common in rough ground, hedgerows and damp grassland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire reasonably common in the south-east, but less frequently recorded in the north of the county, and distinctly uncommon on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 12-13 mm. Larva mines leaves of Hogweed, Wild Parsnip, Cow Parsley, Wild Angelica and Wild Carrot, subsequently feeding gregariously in a slight web.

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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