|0470 ~ Orthotelia sparganella|
Resident. Local in England, Wales and southern Scotland.
Recorded from two sites in the west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 18-28mm.
time & Voltinity
Wet areas, around ponds.
Bur-reed, iris, reed sweet-grass.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the stem. Larva mines the leaves and stem. Pupates within the stem, often low down.
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Photo by PRW, 11th Aug 2012, Cors Dyfi