|0043 ~ Ectoedemia weaveri|
Resident. Can be a common species where the foodplant is found in Wales and from Staffordshire northwards.
First discovered in the far north of the county in the Berwyns, 2014.
Wingspan : M & F 6-8mm.
Many species of Stigmella are similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the leaf-mine in the foodplant.
time & Voltinity
Moorland and mountains.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a long slender gallery, later forming a blotch. Pupates in blotch.
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Photo by ANG, 26th March 2014, Berwyns