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15.018 ~ 0292 ~ Povolnya leucapennella
UK Status

Resident. A local species found at scattered sites across the UK.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Commins Coch in the west of the county in 2018.

Wingspan :  M & F 12-15mm.

Confusion species

Other pale forms of Caloptilia.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Oak woodland.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs on underside of leaf. Larva forms gallery to a blotch, later a fold at leaf edge. Pupates: underside of leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos