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0904 ~ Spuleria flavicaput
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout England and Wales and to a lesser extent in central Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few very old records from Welshpool in the mid 60's.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-14mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wood margins, scrub and hedgerows.

Foodplant

Hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Stem miner. Eggs laid on a twig. Larva mines into a soft side twig and bores through the pith. Pupates inside the stem.
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