|17.006 ~ 0456 ~ Ypsolopha horridella|
Resident. A local species found in the south of England and north Wales.
First recorded in the east of the county at Middletown in 2012. This was only the seventh record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 16-21mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Woodland, scrub and gardens.
Blackthorn and apples.
Spinning. Eggs laid on a twig of the foodplant. Larva feeds from a slight spinning. Pupates in a whitish boat-shaped cocoon in the leaf litter.
Photo by DB, 20th Sept 2012, Middletown