|35.123 ~ 0819 ~ Scrobipalpa costella|
Resident. Found throughout much of England and Wales, becoming more local and less common in northern England and southern Scotland.
Recorded from a single site in the west of the county at Commins Coch.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-14mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Hedgerows, shingle & gardens.
General mining species. Eggs, oviposition site undescribed. Larva mines from midrib of leaf and forms blotch. Berries & stems also mined. Also known to form web and feed amongst leaves. Pupates outside larval mine.
Photo by PRW, 1st Sept 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 9th Aug 2010, Commins Coch