Rare. A single record from Hartlebury Common, Worcestershire.
Chenopodium album with larva feeding from August to October on the seedheads initially from a flimsy silken tube, cutting this off in the final instar as a crude case with seeds and frass attached. Overwinters, full-fed, underground in a tough parchment-like cocoon, pupating in June/July.
Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, 1st abdominal segment feature must be clearly visible, otherwise 4
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required.
Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2013. Last Recorded in 2013. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats