|49.133 ~ 0968 ~ Cochylis nana|
Resident. A widespread and fairly common species in Britain, more scarce in Ireland.
Found at Cors Dyfi in 2011 and at Guilsfield a few years later.
Wingspan : M & F,9-13mm.
|Flight 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.
Photo by MW, 20th May 2011, Cors Dyfi
Photo by SOS, 2nd June 2016, Guilsfield
Photo by SOS, 25th May 2017, Guilsfield