|0422 ~ Argyresthia albistria|
Resident. Widespread and very common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from a few sites in the noth of the county, probably much more common than the records suggest.
Wingspan : M & F, 9-11mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Shoot miner. Eggs laid under a flake of bark or behind an old bud. Larva overwinters in a spinning, then mines in a flowering shoot in the spring. Pupates in a fragile cocoon on the ground.
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Photo by MDH, 10th July 2010, Llanfyllin