East coast saltmarshes and along sea-walls where the foodplant Sea Wormwood (Seriphidium maritimum) thrives.
Larva mines then builds a case from silk which it attaches to the foodplant.
[MBGBI vol3 p317]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required. |
Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1966.
Last Recorded in 2021.