Scoparia pyralella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
63.0660 (B&F: 1333)
Scoparia arundinata (Thunberg, 1792)
Scoparia dubitalis (Hübner, 1796)
A resident species often fairly common to common on the downs, in woodland clearings and on vegetated shingle beaches. Widespread but only thinly distributed and missing from large areas. This species is single-brooded flying mainly from the third week of May to late July, occasionally form the second week of May. Larvae feed on decaying vegetation situated around the roots of sorrel. (Pratt, 2011).