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1007 ~ Capua vulgana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles, can be locally common especially in the south, less common in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from several sites throughout much of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-19mm.

Confusion species


Can resemble Cnephasia.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Alder, rowan and bilberry.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds openly on the leaves. Pupal site unknown.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 11th May 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 11th May 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 25th Apr 2011, Llanfyllin