|0414 ~ Argyresthia curvella|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire and the Western Isles in Scotland.
First recorded in 2010 at Llanfyllin in the north of the county. Very scarce in north Wales, this was only the third record.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-12mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Eggs laid on the bark of foodplant. Larva overwinters in the egg, when hatches feeds on flowering shoots. Pupates in a loose cocoon amongst the leaves.
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Photo by MDH, 8th July 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 3rd June 2011, Llanfyllin