|0010 ~ Eriocrania salopiella|
Resident. Very local through the British Isles.
A mine was recorded in 2010 for the first time at Lake Vyrnwy.
Wingspan : M & F, 9-12mm.
time & Voltinity
Many habitats with birch.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva first mines a linear mine near the midrib which then forms into a blotch. Pupates in a tough cocoon in the soil.
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Photo by AMB, 11th June 2010, Lake Vyrnwy