1368 Loxostege sticticalis

Irregular migrant to the UK. Double-brooded, overwinters as a pupa

Usual larval stages June to July and September

Adult forewing - around 5.5 to 7.5mm. Flies June and August to September

Larval foodplants : Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) and Field Wormwood (A. campestris)

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