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0396 ~ Glyphipterix fuscoviridella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common in England and Wales and south-east Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-16mm.

Confusion species


Care should be taken, very similar to other species of Glyphipterix.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Dry uncultivated grasslands.

Foodplant

Field wood-rush

Lifestage data

Stem miner. Eggs laid on the stems. Larva mines down through the stem to the roots. Pupates at the bottom of the mine.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 20th June 2011, Commins Coch