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0859 ~ Psoricoptera gibbosella
UK Status

Resident. A local species found in the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county in 2012. 

Wingspan :   M & F 15-17mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)


Habitat

Mature oak woodland.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Leaf roller. Eggs probably laid on a twig. Larva forms a rolled leaf in which it lives and feeds. Pupa undescribed.
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