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0423 ~ Argyresthia semitestacella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a single site at Commins Coch in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-14mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Beech.

Lifestage data

Shoot miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva mines the shoot. No information on pupation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 11th Sept 2013, Commins Coch