|48.001 ~ 0385 ~ Anthophila fabriciana|
Resident. Widespread and abundant throughout the British Isles.
Widespread and common throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-15mm.
Prochoreutis spp. and Choreutis pariana.
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Stem miner. Eggs laid on seed-pod of foodplant. Larva feeds on seeds, when full grown it bores into the stem beneath the pod. Pupates in the stem in a whitish cocoon.
Photo by PRW, 10th Aug 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 1st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin