|0416 ~ Argyresthia glaucinella|
Resident. A local species throughout the British Isles.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county and only the seventh record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 8-10mm.
Other species of Argyresthia.
time & Voltinity
Oak, horse chestnut and in Scotland, also on birch.
Eggs laid in a crevice of bark. Larva feeds within the bark. Pupates in a cocoon in the bark.
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Photo by DB, 20th July 2013, Middletown