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0337  ~ Phyllonorycter hilarella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout much of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at the Breidden in the north of the Montgomeryshire.

Wingspan :   M & F 7-9mm.

Confusion species


Many species in this group are very similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine.)

Habitat

Wet and damp places.

Foodplant

Sallow, usually goat willow.

Lifestage data

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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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JEG, 8th Nov 2016, Breidden
Reared from leafmine