|0736 ~ Monochroa lucidella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout England and Wales.
Discovered in the east of the county at Middletown in 2012. This was only the tenth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 12-14mm.
Other Monochroa sp.
time & Voltinity
Fenland, marshland and water meadows.
Shoot and stem feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds inside shoots and stems. Pupa undescribed.
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Photo by DB, 25th July 2012, Middletown
Male, confirmed by gen det (ANG)
Photo by DB, 15th July 2013, Middletown