|0533 ~ Coleophora anatipennella|
Resident. Locally common in the southern half of England and Wales.
First recorded in 2010 at Cors Dyfi nature reserve in the west of the county. This was only the fourth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 12.5-17mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found, but especially near the sea.
Leaf miner/case-bearing. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms case and feeds by making a series of minute mines which can pepper a leaf. Pupates attached to upper surface of leaf.
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Photo by PB, 21st June 2010, Morben Isaf