|0762 ~ Athrips mouffetella|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout Britain as far north as Berwickshire in Scotland.
A few records from the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F,15-16mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Honeysuckle and snowberry.
Spinning. Eggs laid on a twig. Larva draws several terminal leaves together and spins a dense white web between them where it feeds within. Pupates in fragile white cocoon attached to the plant.
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Photo by DB, 23rd June 2013, Middletown