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Oecophora bractella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gold-base Tubic
28.0210 (B&F: 651)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Oecophoridae
      »Subfamily: Oecophorinae
        »Tribe: Oecophorini

Nationally Scarce A

Resident in the Rewell Wood complex where small numbers can be seen in June and July. Elsewhere the larvae feed on dead wood and honey-fungus (Pratt, 2011).

Oecophora bractella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rewell Wood, 31 v 2020
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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