|0412 ~ Argyresthia pygmaeella|
Resident. Fairly common and widely distributed throughout the British Isles.
Discovered in the west of the county at Morben ISAF in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13mm.
Care should be taken as other species of Argyresthia can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Sallow or willow.
Shoot miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva mines a young shoot, causing it to droop. Pupates in feeding place or on the ground.
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Photo by PB, 15th June 2011, Morben ISAF