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Small Wainscot Chortodes pygmina Length 12-15mm. A small autumn-flying moth that rests with its wings held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has forewings that range from buff to reddish-brown; the veins are darker than the wing ground colour. Flies August-September. Larva feeds inside stems of sedges. Widespread and locally common throughout Britain.
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Small Wainscot Chortodes pygmina Length 12-15mm. A small autumn-flying moth that rests with its wings held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has forewings that range from buff to reddish-brown; the veins are darker than the wing ground colour. Flies August-September. Larva feeds inside stems of sedges. Widespread and locally common throughout Britain.

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Date: 7 Jul 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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