|0447 ~ Roeslerstammia erxlebella|
Resident. Widely distributed and locally common as far north as Gloucestershire and Yorkshire. Also recorded in northern Scotland and north Wales.
Recorded from just one site in the west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-14mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Lime and birch.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva first mines, usually near the tip of a leaf, then feeds externally. Pupates in a white silken cocoon in a tuned down leaf edge.
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Photo by PRW, 2nd June 2012, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 3rd Aug 2013, Commins Coch