|0898 ~ Limnaecia phragmitella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Inverness-shire.
Recorded from three scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 16-22mm.
time & Voltinity
Beside water courses.
Lesser bulrush and reed mace.
Stem miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva mines into the flower spike, leaf-sheaths or stems. Pupates in an elongate whitish cocoon inside the stem.
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Photo by PRW, 24th July 2010, Cors Dyfi