|0309 ~ Deltaornix torquillella|
Resident. Widely distributed throughout the British Isles and can be quite common.
First recorded in 2015 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 9-10mm.
The adults of this genus are more difficult to separate, and genitalia examination is usually necessary to identify them
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs on underside of leaf. Larva has short gallery into an angular blotch. Pupates in folded leaf or leaf litter.
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|Photo by DB, 29th June 2015, Middletown|