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Oxyptilus parvidactyla (Haworth, 1811)

Small Plume
45.0250 (B&F: 1490)
Previously:Oxyptilus parvidactylus (Haworth, 1811)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pterophoroidea
    »Family: Pterophoridae
      »Subfamily: Pterophorinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

A resident that is possibly extinct with no records since 1996. The moth is usually associated with downland and vegetated shingle beaches. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to early August. The larval foodplant has not been recorded in Sussex but is mouse-ear hawkweed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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