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6.002 ~ 0159 ~ Antispila treitschkiella
UK Status

Resident. Mainly found in the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2019 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 6mm.

Confusion species

Care should be taken, as this species is very similar some others.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf margin. Larva forms short gallery, widening into a large blotch. Pupates: on ground in its case.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MGB, 1st Aug 2019, Llanymynech
Pic shows leafmine on Cornus sanguinea