Cosmopterigidae: Cosmopteriginae

0897 (ABH34.010) Cosmopterix lienigiella, Zeller, 1846



General Information
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Common Reed (Phragmites australis)
Flying: One/two overlapping generations, May-October
National status: Nationally Scarce A


Most habitats where foodplant grows, preference for large reed beds in fresh and brackish water.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 28 June

Nationally Scarce A