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49.118 [B&F: 0948] Aethes margaritana (Haworth, 1811)


Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in downland, waste ground and shingle beaches in parts of southern England. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 12-16 mm. A distinctive species, readily recognised by the characteristic silver-white ground colour and sharply contrasting deep ochreous markings of the forewing [Bradley]. Larva feeds within seedheads of Yarrow.

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