Morley’s Final Catalogue: A very frequent species everywhere from Ipswich to Gorleston palings; at light by Fritton Lake and often at Monks Soham in July. On 20 June 1933 one was being devoured by the Wolf-fly, Empis livida
Recent Status: A less common species currently.
Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae initially mine before hibernation. In spring they feed on a variety of herbaceous plants in the shoots.
Identification: This species can only be reliably identified by examination of the genitalia. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 14 (24%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1987. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats