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0410 ~ Argyresthia brockeella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and often common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at scattered locations throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-12mm.

Confusion species


A. goedartella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Birch and alder.

Lifestage data

Bud miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva feed in a bud and later a catkin where it overwinters. Pupates on the ground or under bark.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th June 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 11th July 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MW, 18th June 2011, Cors Dyfi