|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.
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.
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Photo by PRW, 1st Sept 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 9th Aug 2010, Commins Coch