|0276 ~ Bucculatrix demaryella|
Resident. Found throughout the British Isles but more common in the western counties.
A couple of records.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-9mm.
time & Voltinity
Open woodland, moorland, heathland and boggy areas.
Birch, hazel and sweet chestnut.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva mines narrow contorted gallery then straighter, later eating a window on either side of leaf. Pupates in a cocoon spun amongst detritus.
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Photo by DB, 3rd July 2017, Bryn yr Ysbyty
Confirmed by gen. det.