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Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875


34.0090 (B&F: 896b)


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

Nationally Scarce A

The lone county record concerns the discovery of vacated larval mines in an unspecified plant in the middle of Rye in April 2007. (Pratt, 2011).

Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
Lewes, 08 x 2017
Photo: Peter Tinning
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
Lewes, 08 x 2017
Photo: Peter Tinning
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
Etchingham, 17 x 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
Findon Valley, 05 xi 2018
Photo: Mike Snelling
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
bred ex larva on Pellitory-of-the-Wall
Southsea, 13 i 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
Bracklesham, 31 viii 2014
Photo: Derek Lee
Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875
mine on Pellitory
Hampshire, 19 xii 2011
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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