|0607 ~ Elachista canapennella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Found in two widely separated sites in the county at Staylittle and Llanfyllin but likely to be more widespread than this.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-10mm.
It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species. In some cases differences can be seen in various life stages.
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Grassland, heaths and bogs.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the leaf blade. Larva forms broad, flat transparent mine. Pupates without a cocoon under a slight web on a leaf or stem.
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Photo by MDH, 19th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Male, confirmed by gen.det.