|0889a ~ Mompha bradleyi|
Resident. A very local species found in east Wales, the Midlands and central southern England.
Discovered in the north-east of the county at Middletown in 2015.
Wingspan : M & F 10-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs on underside of leaf. Larva creates a gall on the stalk near a node. Pupa is black & sits near the exit hole.
Click map for larger image
Photo by DHB, 7th Oct 2019, Middletown
Confirmed by gen. det.