1953 Dusky Carpet Tephronia sepiaria
(Hufnagel, 1767)Wingspan c. 20mm.
Occurring naturally in central and southern Europe, this species has reputedly been recorded just once in the British Isles, with a record from South Wales in the 19th Century.
Abroad, it occurs in deciduous and mixed woodland, where the larvae feed on lichens.
Adults fly between May and August.