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07.002 [B&F: 0147] Nemophora metallica (Poda, 1761)

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in dry pastures and chalk downland throughout much of south-eastern England. In Hampshire very local on the remaining downland in both vice-counties, most notably between Porton Down and Leckford. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 15-20 mm. Larva feeds on seeds of Field Scabious and Small Scabious, subsequently feeding in the fallen leaves, living within a movable case.

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