2473 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)Wingspan 23-27 mm.
A single-brooded species, which flies from June to August, and occupies woodland, parks, gardens and orchards.
The overwintering larvae feed on lichens which grow on the bark of a variety of deciduous and coniferous trees.
It is locally distributed over the southern half of Britain.