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4.094 ~ 0028 ~ Ectoedemia angulifasciella ~ Bent-barred Pigmy
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Just a single leaf-mine record found in 1980 from the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 5-6mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Ectoedemia are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant grows.


Rose species and salad burnet.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a gallery which widens into a blotch. Pupa spun in the leaf litter. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
Montgomeryshire photos