Main: (Cosmopterigidae / Chrysopeleiinae)
34.013 [B&F: 0909] Sorhagenia lophyrella (Douglas, 1846)

 

Nationally scarce (Na) in woodland edges and hedgerows in parts of south-eastern England, with records north to Cumbria; rare in Ireland. In Hampshire there are few records from each vice-county, at Portsdown, Winchester and Droxford in the south and Leckford, Stockbridge Down and Micheldever Spoil Heaps in the north. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 8-11 mm. Can only be separated from S. rhamniella and S. janiszewskae by dissection of the genitalia. Larva feeds on buds and leaves of Buckthorn and Alder Buckthorn, living between leaves spun together with silk.

Flightime guide
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Portsdown (SU60)03-May-1993-Langmaid, JohnLarval
Waterlooville (SU61)08-Jul-2011oneMoore, Richard J Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Micheldever (SU54)1971-Ffennell, DWH-
Leckford Estate (SU33)15-Jul-2002twoElliott, Brian & Langmaid, JohnAdult
Stockbridge Down (SU33)05-May-2007-Langmaid, John, M.R. & J.E. YoungLarval
Stockbridge Down (SU33)05-May-2007-Langmaid, John, M.R. & J.E. YoungLarval

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