|0409a ~ Argyresthia trifasciata|
Resident. A local species found throughout much of Britain. Not discovered in UK until 1982 in London.
Recorded in Newtown in 2012, this was only the fourth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 8-10mm.
Phyllonorycter trifasciella and Cameraria ohridella.
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Juniper and cypress cultivars.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf . Larva mines leaf and shoot which becomes discoloured. Pupates in a silky cocoon covered with particles, beneath the bark of the foodplant or crevice.
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Photo by PE, 1st June 2012, Newtown