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49.022 ~ 1000 ~ Ptycholoma lecheana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire, more scarce in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, recorded from just a handful of sites.

Wingspan :   M & F, 20-29mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.


Many tree species.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in rolled leaves. Pupates in a white cocoon in a rolled leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 3rd June 2011, Middletown