Eudonia lacustrata

    Alternative names
    Little Grey, Dipleurina lacustrata

    Wingspan 15-20 mm. One of the more distinctive of the Scopariinae, identifiable by its rather plain creamy or greyish central portion of the wing.

    Identification difficulty

    Various habitats

    When to see it

    Flying in July and August.

    Life History

    The larvae feed on mosses, usually on walls or tree-trunks.

    UK Status

    Species has a distribution over most of Great Britain, and is fairly frequent nationally.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent but not common in Leicestershire & Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = B (scarce resident or restricted distribution or regular migrant)

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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