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35.138 ~ 0833 ~ Caryocolum junctella ~ Confluent Groundling
UK Status

Resident. A rather local species occurring in parts of England and northern Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Powis Castle near Welshpool in the east of the county in 2022. Only the fifth record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 10mm.

Confusion species

Very similar to other Caryocolum species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Mouse-ear and lesser stitchwort.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Initially mines a leaf and later spinning together the tips of shoots.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by BF, 19th Aug 2022, Powis Castle