|49.139 ~ 0966 ~ Cochylis atricapitana|
Resident. A common and widespread species found throughout Britain.
First recorded in 2012 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 15-20mm.
C. dubitana, C. hybridella and Eupoecilia angustana.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Rough grassland, field margins, waste ground and coastal areas.
Stem miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. 1st generation larva burrow into stem causing it to thicken. 2nd generation feed on lower part of stem & rootstock. Pupates in cocoon in larval habitation.
Photo by MJD, 27th May 2012, Llanymynech