Psoricoptera gibbosella: Distribution map

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Psoricoptera gibbosella

(Zeller, 1839)


Wingspan 15-17 mm.

A local species occupying mature woodland in the southern half of England and south Wales.

The adult moths are on the wing from July to October, when they can be found resting on tree trunks. They are also attracted to light.

The larva feeds in a rolled leaf of oak (Quercus) in the spring.
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