|0367 ~ Phyllocnistis saligna|
Resident. Local and uncommon in Britain, as far north as Shropshire.
First recorded in 2014 at Dolydd Hafren Nature Reserve in the east of the county. A new record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 6-7mm.
Both the other species of Phyllocnistis look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva forms epidermal mine, then mines twig, Later returns to leaf. Cocoon sits at end of mine.
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Photo by ANG, 4th Aug 2014, Dolydd Hafren