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441 Paraswammerdamia nebulella

(Goeze, 1783)

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Littleborough, Lancashire

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441 Paraswammerdamia nebulella

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441 Paraswammerdamia nebulella

(Goeze, 1783)

Wingspan 11-14 mm.

This small greyish moth with a white head is a fairly common species throughout Britain except the far north.

It flies at night during July, and is frequently taken at light.

The larval foodplants are mainly hawthorn (Crataegus), and rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), with one or two others. The larva overwinters when small.

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