Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1514 (ABH45.031) Porrittia galactodactyla (=Pterophorus), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

This species has a characteristic droop to the rear lobe of the forewing.

Wingspan: 20-25mm.
Foodplant(s): burdocks (Arctium spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B



Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in May 1876

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 13 May to 13 May

Nationally Scarce B