|0856 ~ Anarsia spartiella|
Resident. Local in England and Wales, very local in Scotland.
Discovered in the east of the county at Middletown in 2012.
Wingspan : M & F 12-15.mm.
time & Voltinity
Heathland, downland, waste ground and scrub.
Gorse, broom and Dyer's greenwood.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant Larva feeds between spun shoots. Pupates in a cocoon, in larval feeding place.
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Photo by DB, 22nd July 2012, Middletown
Photo by PRW, 18th June 2014, Commins Coch