Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1494 (ABH45.028) Capperia britanniodactyla, (Gregson, 1867)



General Information

The larvae cause damage to the stem of the foodplant which then has characteristic wilted shoots.

Wingspan: 18-21mm.
Foodplant(s): Wood Sage (Teucrium scorodonia)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Dry, south-facing and sloping stony habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Nationally Scarce B