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Leucoptera lotella (Stainton, [1858])

(Little Bent-wing)
21.0030 (B&F: 259)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Lyonetiidae
   »Subfamily: Cemiostominae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Just two colonies of this species have been recorded - at Tilgate forest in Victorian times and more recently at Icklesham in 2003. Elsewhere the species is double-brooded, flying from May to July, with larvae feeding on both common and greater bird's foot trefoil. (Pratt, 2011)

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