Blastobasis lacticolella

Family: Blastobasidae

874     *     Blastobasis lacticolella

Photos: UK September 2011
Accidental introduction to UK, first recorded in Kent 1946
Wingspan: 18-21mm

Flight time: Two generations, May-June and September
Habitat: Originally from Maderia, now naturalised

Larvae feed on a wide range of foodstuffs including plant material, fruit, dead insects, leaf litter and bird droppings

Blastobasis lacticolella

Blastobasis lacticolella
UK. September 2011

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