|0440 ~ Paraswammerdamia albicapitella|
Resident. A widespread and fairly common species found in Britain as far north as the central lowlands of Scotland.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 10-13mm.
A quite distinctive species.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner/web forming. Eggs on the foodplant. Larva first mines the leaf, then in the spring it feeds externally under a web. Pupates in a white cocoon on the feeding area of the plant.
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Photo by DB, 18th July 2013, Middletown