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10.006 ~ 0127 ~ Coptotriche angusticollella ~ Rose Carl
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 ?)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


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.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MGB/AMB, 1st Aug 2019, Llanymynech
Leafmine on rose