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Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Violet Cosmet
34.0010 (B&F: 899)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Cosmopterigidae
      »Subfamily: Antequerinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Local

A resident species occurring sparingly by day and singly at mv light in a few places on the Downs in both vice-counties. Very local and in decline. Double-brooded, flying mainly from early May to mid-June, and occasionally again from mid-July to early August. Larvae feed on hairy violet. (Pratt, 2011).

Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Saltdean, 04 v 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton
Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Mill Hill, 6 iv 2011
Photo: Dave Green
Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Mill Hill, 01 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Mill Hill, 28 iv 2013
Photo: Mark Cadey

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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