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487 (Stitchwort Case-bearer), Metriotes lutarea (Haworth, 1828)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a very few places in both vice-counties but undetected since 1993. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to late July and again from late August to late September. Larvae feed on Stitchwort spp. (Pratt, 2011)

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Chiddingfold Forest, 15 v 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Metriotes lutarea (Haworth, 1828)

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