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Eidophasia messingiella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1840)

(Bitter-cress Smudge)
18.0070 (B&F: 469)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Plutellidae
   »Subfamily: Ochsenheimeriinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A resident species, normally occurring singly and occasionally sparingly at mv light in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to early July. Larvae feed on bitter-cress and the species has also been strongly associated with Smith's pepperwort. (Pratt, 2011)

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Eidophasia messingiella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1840)

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