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35.159 ~ 0760 ~ Exoteleia dodecella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout mainland Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2009 at Llanfyllin in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-15mm.

Confusion species

Teleiodes vulgella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.


Scots pine and larch.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner/web forming. Eggs laid on shoot of foodplant. Larva first mines the needles, then later feeds in spun needles. Pupal site is undescribed.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 10th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 10th June 2010, Llanfyllin