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0006 ~ Dyseriocrania subpurpurella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Common and recorded throughout the county.


Wingspan :   M & F, 9-14mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Oak woodland.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Leaf-miner. Forms a blotch on the leaf commencing at the edge. Pupa formed in a tough silken cocoon under the soil. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 17th Apr 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 10th Apr 2011, Llanfyllin