|0459 ~ Ypsolopha sylvella|
Resident. A local species found in the southern half of Britain.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county. An uncommon species.
Wingspan : M & F 17-19mm.
Y. aplella, Y. lucella.
time & Voltinity
Mainly oak woodland.
Spinning. Eggs laid on a twig. Larva feeds between spun leaves. Pupates in a boat shaped cocoon in the detritus on the ground.
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Photo by DB, 7th Oct 2013, Middletown