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0127 ~ Coptotriche angusticollella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but very local in Britain as far north as Lancashire.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was not only a new record for the county in 2010 but also for the whole of north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8-9mm.

Confusion species


Care should be taken as there are several other similar looking species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine ?)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Rose sp.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant close to ground. Larva mines a white gallery which soon forms into a blotch. This is spun internally which causes the leaf edge to curl up. Pupates in the mine.
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