The Moths of Suffolk
183 Bacotia claustrella, (Bruand, 1845)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Lichen growing on tree trunks

Records : Elveden (H Beaumont, 5.vii.2006)

Wingspan details : Wingspan male 13-15mm, female wingless

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultTaleporia tubulosaLuffia lapidella
Psyche castaPsyche crassiorella
Proutia betulinaEpichnopterix plumella
Acanthopsyche atraPachythelia villosella
    Larval caseNarycia duplicellaDahlica triquetrella
Dahlica inconspicuella, Lesser Lichen Case-bearerDahlica lichenella, Lichen Case-bearer
Diplodoma laichartingellaLuffia lapidella
Luffia ferchaultella

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