|28.025 ~ 0654 ~ Pleurota bicostella|
Resident. A rather common species found throughout Britain.
Discovered at Commins Coch in the west of the county in 2012.
Wingspan : M & F 23-25mm.
Pleurota aristella. Also some species of grass moths, but these all have shorter palps.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Heathland and moorland.
Cross-leaved heath and bell heather.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds from a silken web spun in the shoots of the foodplant. Pupation site undescribed.
Photo by PRW, 30th May 2012, Commins Coch
Photo by GBC, 3rd July 2013, Lake Vyrnwy