|0283 ~ Caloptilia betulicola|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain.
Discovered in the east of the county at Llanmerewig Glebe Nature Reserve in 2014.
Wingspan : M & F 14-16mm.
Other species of Caloptilia can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Woodland, heathland, moorland and gardens.
Leaf miner. Eggs on leaf. Larva forms epidermal mine developing into blotch, then in rolled leaf. Pupa green attached to leaf.
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Photo by DB, 16th July 2014, Llanmerewig Glebe. Confirmed by Gen. Det.