Main: (Micropterigidae / Micropteriginae)
01.004 [B&F: 0004] Micropterix aruncella (Scopoli, 1763)

 

Common, throughout the British Isles, excluding Orkney and Shetland, in generally dry habitats including downland and woodland, feeding on the pollen of many herbaceous plants. Fairly widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 6-8mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva feeds on various liverworts and detritus.

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