Main: (Autostichidae / Symmocinae)
27.004 [B&F: 0872] Symmoca signatella Herrich-Schäffer, 1854

 

Recorded infrequently in docks and warehouses through accidental importation in produce from mainland Europe. Initially taken near the London Docks, also recorded from Leicestershire (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 12-15 mm. Superficially, quite unlike the other British species of Autostichidae. Larva feeds on dry vegetable matter.

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