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Elachistidae

592 (Basil Dwarf), Stephensia brunnichella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Resident but scarce in both vice-counties with records from just three sites in recent times. Double-brooded, flying in May and June and again in August and September. The larvae feed on wild basil (Pratt, 2011).

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