Main: (Opostegidae / Oposteginae)
05.003 [B&F: 0120] Pseudopostega auritella (Hübner, [1813])


Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) and recorded in Britain only at Ranworth, Norfolk and at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, however there have been no recent records from either locality. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 9-12 mm. Larva mines stems of Marsh Marigold.

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