|0303 ~ Parornix anglicella|
Resident. Abundant throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire.
Recorded from scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 9-11mm.
Many species of Parornix are very similar, care should be taken with identification.
time & Voltinity
Gardens, hedgerows and woodland.
Hawthorn and wild service-tree.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf underside. Larva forms a gallery into a blotch, then constructs a cone, feeding within. Pupates in white cocoon under turned down leaf edge, leaf litter or an old bird nest.
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Photo by MDH, 17th Apr 2011, Llanfyllin.
Male, confrmed by gen det.
Photo by MDH, 13th Aug 2011, Gregynog Park.
Female, confrmed by gen det.
Photo by DB, 14th Sept 2011, Middletown
Leaf mine on hawthorn.