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35.141 ~ 0765 ~ Teleiodes vulgella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout England and Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F,11-13mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Gardens, woodland, hedgerows and scrub.


Hawthorn and blackthorn.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva draw two or three leaves together and grazes the upper epidermis within. Pupates in the larval habitation or in the detritus on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 25th June 2012, Middletown