|0692 ~ Agonopterix subpropinquella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain except the far north of Scotland where it tends to be more local and uncommon.
Found at three sites in the northern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F,16-22mm.
A.propinquella, A. cadruella, A. assimilella and A. kuznetzovi.
time & Voltinity
Mainly open habitats.
Common & greater knapweed, spear & creeping thistle & greater burdock.
Leaf mining/spinning. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva initially mines, then rolls a leaf into a tube & feeds within, later feeds in a web under a leaf. Pupates in detritus.
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Photo by MDH, 17th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin