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49.09 ~ 1015 ~ Eulia ministrana
UK Status

Resident. A locally common species throughout British Isles as far north as Sutherland.

Montgomeryshire Status

An old record taken at Welshpool in 1963 and then found at Lake Vyrnwy in 2022.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Mainly woodland.


Deciduous trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva pulls two spun leaves in a tubular spinning open at both ends. Pupates in larval habitation with the open ends of the spinning now closed.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 12th June 2022, Lake Vyrnwy