Main: (Psychidae / Oiketicinae)
11.018 [B&F: 0195] Sterrhopterix fusca (Haworth, 1809)


Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in parts of England and Wales. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan male 18-25 mm, female wingless. The adult moths are seen occasionally, but most records are of larval cases. Larva feeds on various grasses, Oak, Hawthorn, Birch and Heather, living within a movable case, over-wintering twice.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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