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15.029 ~ 0304 ~ Parornix devoniella
UK Status

Resident. Abundant throughout the British Isles as far north as Sutherland, but far more rare and local in the north.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded quite well across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 9-10mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Parornix are very similar, care should be taken with identification.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Woodlands and hedgerows.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a gallery which develops into a square blotch which enlarges as feeding continues. Pupates in an ochreous cocoon under a turned down leaf edge.
Montgomeryshire photos