1081 Pristerognatha penthinana

Is now extinct in the UK

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage August to May

Adult forewing - around 7 to 7.5mm. Flies May to June

Larval foodplants : Within the stems of Touch-me-not Balsam (Impatiens noli-tangere)

Not currently available on this website. For photographs of larvae, pupae and adults see:-