|0483 ~ Epermenia chaerophyllella|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from three scattered sites in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Hogweed, wild angelica, wild parsnip, cow parsley and wild carrot.
Leaf miner/web forming. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first mines leaves, later feeding gregariously in a web. Pupates in a light brown cocoon in a leaf or on the ground.
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Photo by MDH, 20th Apr 2011, Llanfechain