|15.076 ~ 0354 ~ Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella|
Resident. Widespread, but local and rarely common throughout the British Isles.
This species has been found in the north of the county but hasn't been seen since 1987 at Lake Vyrnwy.
Wingspan : M & F, 9-10mm.
Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species. It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Honeysuckle and snow-berry
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a very large mine occupying the whole leaf. Pupates in a dull green cocoon within the mine.