Waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.
Identification requires referral to the genitalia.
Larval cases are also indistinguishable.
[MBGBI vol3 p305]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and gen. det. of bred moth is
Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.