|0417 ~ Argyresthia spinosella|
Resident. Widespread and common in Britain as far north as the Caledonian Canal.
Found at scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 9-11mm.
A. conjugella and A. semifusca.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Shoot miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva feed inside flowering shoots. Pupates in a fragile cocoon on the ground.
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Photo by MDH, 5th June 2010, Llanfyllin