|35.047 ~ 0779 ~ Bryotropha affinis|
Resident. Widespread and common in southern Britain, but more local in the north.
First discovered in the east of the county at Middletown in 2012.
Wingspan : M & F 9.5-12.5mm.
Other species of Bryotropha.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Urban areas and parkland.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds from a silken gallery, in which it also lives. Pupa is light brown and situated in the larval gallery.
Photo by DB, 18th July 2012, Middletown
Confirmed by gen det (ANG)