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Eriocraniidae

9 (Mottled Purple), Eriocrania sparrmannella (Bosc, 1791)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A resident species which occurs singly by day and at mv light amongst deciduous woodland and on heathland especially in the far west. Scarce in the east. Single-brooded, flying mainly during April and May. Larvae feed on birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Eriocrania sparrmannella

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Phenology chart for Eriocrania sparrmannella

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