|0145 ~ Nemophora minimella|
Resident. A local species found throughout Britain.
Discovered in the north-east of the county at Llanymynech Hill in 2017.
Wingspan : M & F 10-14mm.
A fairly distinctive species.
time & Voltinity
Chalk downland, woodland clearings, boggy grassland and lowland bogs.
Devil's bit and small scabious.
Eggs laid on the flowers of foodplant. Larva feed openly on flowers and later from a case. Pupates within the larval case.
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Photo by GBC, 27th July 2017, Lake Vyrnwy