home > county list > micro moths > (426 of 642)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
1040 ~ Acleris caledoniana
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and common in northern parts of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-17mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Moorland.

Foodplant

Bilberry and other high altitude herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins leaves together or onto a stem and feeds within. Pupates in spun leaves or in larval habitation.
map
Click map for larger image

Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 8th Aug 2014, Lake Glaslyn