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Scythrididae

915 (White-dusted Owlet), Scythris picaepennis (Haworth, 1828)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, usually occurring singly in a few places on the Downs in both vice-counties, but often locally common by day ay Heyshott. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early August. Larvae feed on common bird's-foot trefoil and are also associated with Thymus spp.. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution map for Scythris picaepennis

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Phenology chart for Scythris picaepennis

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