|0666 ~ Semioscopis avellanella|
Resident. A local species found throughout much of England (except the south-west), Scotland (except the far north) and south Wales.
Recorded from just two sites in the county, Commins Coch (where the species is locally common) and Pont Llogel.
Wingspan : M & F, 20-26mm.
time & Voltinity
Mature birch woodland.
Birch, small-leaved lime and hornbeam.
Eggs, up to eight are laid on each twig. Larva feeds in a folded down cylinder along the edge of a leaf. Pupates in a cocoon in detritus or the soil.
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Photo by PRW, 15th Apr 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 26th Mar 2011, Pont Llogel