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9.003 ~ 0136 ~ Lampronia corticella
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed in Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

A single record from Breidden Hill in the east of the county, 1999.

Wingspan :   M & F, 9-12mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Raspberry and other sp.of Rubus.

Lifestage data

Bud-miner. Eggs laid on flower receptacle. Larva feeds in the flower and sometimes the adjoining pith. Pupa is formed in feeding position or occasionally on the surface of a leaf or elsewhere.
Montgomeryshire photos