|0822 ~ Scrobipalpa acuminatella|
Resident. A common and widespread species found throughout Britain.
First recorded in 2012 at Middletown in the east of the county. This was only the seventh record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 10-14mm.
Other species of Scrobipalpa.
time & Voltinity
Rough meadows, parkland, wasteland, fens and downland.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in the lower leaves making a brownish branched mine which can sometimes form into a blotch. Pupates in the leaf litter on the ground.
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Photo by DB, 4th June 2012, Middletown
Confirmed by gen det (ANG)