|0968 ~ Cochylis nana|
Resident. A widespread and fairly common species in Britain, more scarce in Ireland.
Found for the first time at Cors Dyfi in the far west of the county in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F,9-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Silver birch catkins.
Eggs laid on catkins. Larva lives and feeds within the catkins. Pupates in a silken cocoon attached to the trunk of the tree.
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Photo by MW, 20th May 2011, Cors Dyfi
Photo by SOS, 2nd June 2016, Guilsfield