Harpella forficella (Scopoli, 1763)
28.0230 (B&F: 652a)
The second UK record (the first was made in Berkshire in 2011) was of an adult that came to a 125 watt mv light in Brookhouse Wood near Ardingly at about midnight on July 27/28th 2012 by D. and P. Green. On the continent the species is widespread, the larvae feeding on decaying deciduous wood (Pratt, 2013).
Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.