Pleurota bicostella Oecophorinae     Philobotinae

ABH 28.025
B&F 654   *   Pleurota bicostella

Identification confirmed by Mike Jeffes
Local, scattered distribution
Wingspan: c.24mm

Season: May-July. Usually fly at dusk and dawn
Habitat: Heaths and damp moorland

Larval food plants: Bell Heather and Cross-leaved Heath (Erica spp.)

Pleurota bicostella
Pleurota bicostella
Studland Heath, Dorset. June 2013

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