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Micropterix aruncella (Scopoli, 1763)

White-barred Gold
1.0040 (B&F: 4)

Synonym(s):
Micropterix seppella (Fabricius, [1777])


»Suborder: Zeugloptera
  »Superfamily: Micropterigoidea
    »Family: Micropterigidae
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Common

A resident species often common and occasionally very common by day in a range of habitats across the region but apparently absent from central areas. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to mid-July. Larvae feed on the young shoots of herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Micropterix aruncella (Scopoli, 1763)
Cissbury Ring, 03 vii 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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