|0731 ~ Eulamprotes atrella|
Resident. A local, but widespread species in England and Wales.
First recorded in 2012 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 11-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
St. John's-wort or hairy St. John's-wort.
Shoot and stem feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds inside shoots and stems. Pupa reddish-brown in a suboval case cut from a leaf of the foodplant.
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Photo by DB, 22nd July 2012, Middletown