|0337 ~ Phyllonorycter hilarella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout much of the British Isles.
First recorded at the Breidden in the north of the Montgomeryshire.
Wingspan : M & F 7-9mm.
Many species in this group are very similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine.
time & Voltinity
Wet and damp places.
Sallow, usually goat willow.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms large gallery between two veins. Pupates in a brown cocoon in mine.
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Photo by JEG, 8th Nov 2016, Breidden
Reared from leafmine