|0438 ~ Swammerdamia pyrella|
Resident. A common and widespread species found throughout Britain.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county. The first record in north Wales for twelve years.
Wingspan : M & F 10-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Apple, pear and hawthorn.
Web forming. Eggs on the foodplant. Larva lives under a web, feeding on the surface of the leaf. Pupates in a dense white cocoon on the ground or occasionally the plant.
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Photo by DB, 25th Aug 2013, Middletown