Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.008 [B&F: 1446] Salebriopsis albicilla (Herrich-Schäffer, 1849)


Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) and restricted in Britain to woodland in the Wye Valley, where only discovered in 1964, and to a few woods in Somerset and Warwickshire. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 18-22 mm. Similar to Pyla fusca but smaller and broader-winged and, in the male, with a white head. Larva feeds on Small-leaved Lime.

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