|0465 ~ Plutella porrectella|
Resident. Widespread and can be common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from just two sites on the extreme western and eastern edges of the county. Both records pictured below.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-17mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Spinning. Eggs laid on underside of foodplant. Larva feeds in a very loose web on the underside of the leaf. Pupates in an open network cocoon under a leaf or on the ground.
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Photo by PRW, 10th June 2007, CAT
Photo by DB, 4th May 2011, Middletown