Main: (Adelidae / Adelinae)
07.004 [B&F: 0144] Nemophora fasciella (Fabricius, 1775)

 

Nationally scarce (Na) in dry pastures and on waste ground in parts of southern and eastern England, north to Lancashire, a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Recorded once in Hampshire, at Magdalen Hill Down in 2015. Wingspan 13-16 mm. Combination of bronze forewing with purple median fascia is unique amongst the Adelinae. Larva feeds on seeds of Black Horehound, subsequently feeding in the fallen leaves, living within a movable case.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC12 North Hampshire
Magdalen Hill Down (SU52)27-Jun-2015oneWall, Mike Adult

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