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Homoeosoma sinuella

(Fabricius, 1794)1481 / 62.054

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in southern England and south Wales, the larva feeding in the rootstocks of plantains (Plantago spp.). In Dorset, the moth is frequent locally in the Poole Basin on tracks or disturbances across dry heaths and at low density along the coastal belt; in both biotypes, buck’s-horn plantain (Plantago cornopus) is a likely host plant. The following light trap records may refer to dispersed individuals: Puddletown, on 19 June 2000 (H Wood Homer), Shapwick, on 19 June... Read More

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Plantains.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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