|0128 ~ Phylloporia bistrigella|
Resident. Locally common throughout mainland Britain.
Recorded from a handful of sites in the north and west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 7-9mm.
This species is not easily distinguished from others. A good way of separating it is to examine the leaf-mine in the foodplant.
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Leaf miner. Eggs are laid near the tip of the leaf. Larva forms a straight gallery which expands abruptly into an elongated blotch. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Photo by GBC, 2nd July 2014, Lake Vyrnwy