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4.071 ~ 0040 ~ Bohemannia pulverosella ~ Dusty Apple Pigmy
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.