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34.006 [B&F: 0895] Cosmopterix schmidiella Frey, 1856

 

Extinct in the British Isles, formerly in damp hedgerows and woodland edges at a few sites in Wiltshire, Dorset and West Sussex, but with no recent records. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 9-9.5 mm. Can only be distinguished from C. zieglerella with care. Larva mines leaves of Bush Vetch.

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