|14.012 ~ 0275 ~ Bucculatrix bechsteinella|
Resident. Widespread and abundant throughout much of the south of England, more local in other areas.
First recorded in 2016 at Llanymynech Hill in the north-east of the county - only the 3rd record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 7-9mm.
Many species in this group are very similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Hedgerows and woodland margins.
Crataegus, Pyrus, Malus or Sorbus spp
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva forms a short contorted gallery, eating out windows. Pupates in leaf litter.