|0419 ~ Argyresthia semifusca|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles, but more local in the south.
Three very old records from Welshpool in the east of the county, the last in 1967
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13mm.
A. conjugella and A. spinocella
time & Voltinity
More open woodland.
Rowan and hawthorn.
Shoot miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva feed inside the shoots which droop giving their presence away. Pupates in a double cocoon (one within the other) on the ground.
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