|0003 ~ Micropterix aureatella|
Resident. Widespread except East Anglia and South Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-11mm.
A fairly recognisable species.
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A woodland and high moorland species.
Unknown, but is thought to feed on bilberry.
Leaf miner. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Photo by GBC, 15th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy