|0728 ~ Monochroa cytisella|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout Britain as far north as Co. Durham.
Found in two widely separated sites in the county at Commins Coch and Llanfyllin.
Wingspan : M & F,10-12mm.
time & Voltinity
Woods, heaths and hillsides.
Eggs, oviposition site unknown. Larva feeds on the upper part of the stem causing it to droop. Pupates in detritus or the soil.
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Photo by PRW, 11th July 2010, Commins Coch