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1008 ~ Philedone gerningana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout Britain, more local in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few records from the north of the county. 

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-18mm.

Confusion species


Epiphyas postvittana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Mainly an upland species.

Foodplant

Many plants and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within spun leaves and flowerheads. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by GBC, 25th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy