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43.003 [B&F: 0912] Scythris fuscoaenea (Haworth, 1828)


Extinct in the British Isles, formerly on chalk and limestone downland in parts of southern England. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 13-16 mm. Very similar to S. fallacella from which separable only with great care. Larva feeds on Common Rock-rose, living within a silken tube or tent.

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