|7.008 ~ 0151 ~ Adela croesella|
Resident. A local species in Britain, rare in the west, found as far north as Westmorland.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county. This rare species is only the fourth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 11-14mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wild privet, sea-buckthorn and other shrubs.
Case-bearing. Eggs probably laid on the flowers. Larva forms a flat elongate case, constructed from fragments of leaves covered with particles of soil. Pupates inside the larval case.
Photo by DB, 1st July 2013, Middletown