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0431 ~ Yponomeuta sedella
UK Status

Resident. Local, in England and Wales as far north as Lincolnshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-18mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Orpine.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner/web forming. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva first mines the leaves, then feed gregariously in a web. Pupates on the ground in the leaf litter.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 7th Aug 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 26th July 2011, Morben ISAF

Photo by PRW, 3rd July 2013, Commins Coch