Main: (Crambidae / Crambinae)
63.102 [B&F: 1316] Catoptria falsella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Common on old walls and buildings throughout much of Britain, more numerous in the south. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight formerly a rather uncommon species favouring villages with old, thatched cottages, but nowadays widespread and common throughout. Wingspan 18-24 mm. The main confusion species, C. verellus, lacks the white median longitudinal stripe of C. falsella [Goater]. Larva feeds on various mosses, often on walls, living within a silken tube or tent.

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