|0289 ~ Caloptilia falconipennella|
Resident. A rare, Nationally scarce B species found mainly in the south of Britain.
This species was first recorded in 2017 at Middletown in the north-east of the county. This is the first record for North Wales
Wingspan : M & F 12-14mm.
C. semifascia, C. hemidactylella,
time & Voltinity
Generally wet or damp places.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid underside of leaf. Larva forms blotch and later folds leaf. Pupates in white cocoon in leaf margin.
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Photo by DB, 14th March 2017, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen.Det.