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4.071 ~ 0040 ~ Bohemannia pulverosella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread in Britain as far north as mid Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Just two records from the extreme eastern and western edges of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 6-7mm.

Confusion species

This species is not easily distinguished from others. A good way of separating it is to examine the leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Where apple is found, both wild and cultivated.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on either side of the leaf. Larva forms a twisted gallery which goes into a blotch.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 13th Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on crab apple.