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0366a ~ Cameraria ohridella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common in southern England, spreading northwards.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recent increase of records from the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8mm.

Confusion species

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 (Bivoltine+?)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Mainly horse chestnut spp.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaves. Larva mines a blotch and feeds within. Pupates inside the blotch.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 6th Aug 2014, Middletown