Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.031 [B&F: 1456] Epischnia asteris Staudinger, 1870


Nationally scarce (Na) on sea cliffs in Dorset and southern Wales. In Hampshire there is a single record of two on Hayling Island in 1922. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 27-30 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Golden-samphire.

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VC11 South Hampshire
Sinah Common, Hayling (SZ69)8264oneEastwoodAdult
Sinah Common, Hayling (SZ69)8268oneEastwoodAdult

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