Main: (Ethmiidae / Ethmiinae)
33.004 [B&F: 0717] Ethmia terminella Fletcher, 1938


Nationally scarce (Na) on shingle beaches in east Sussex, north Essex and Kent, where first discovered in Britain at Dungeness in June 1937. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 16-22 mm. Larva feeds on flowers and unripe seeds of Viper's Bugloss, living between flowers spun together with silk, over-wintering as a pupa.

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