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Scythrididae

911 (Black Owlet), Scythris grandipennis (Haworth, 1828)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, both larvae and adults generally occur sparingly, but they are sometimes fairly common to common in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late June. Larvae feed on dwarf gorse and common gorse. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution map for Scythris grandipennis

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