|0868 ~ Helcystogramma rufescens|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout England and Wales and south-west Scotland.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-18mm.
time & Voltinity
Ungrazed grassland, woodland rides and coastal areas.
Spinning. Eggs laid on the leaf. Larva spins a grass blade into a roll to form a spiral and feeds within, it repeats this process several times. Pupates inside a leaf roll not used for feeding.
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Photo by DB, 18th July 2013, Middletown
Photo by PRW, 2nd Aug 2014, Cors Dyfi