|49.172 ~ 1073 ~ Phiaris schulziana|
Resident. Mainly a northern and moorland species where it can be common and fairly widespread, but it is also found at low levels in several isolated localities in the south of England.
Recorded first near Drum Ddu in the north of the county. This species is probably rather overlooked due to its moorland habitat.
Wingspan : M, 18-25mm. F, 14-21mm.
A fairly distinctive species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Moorland and mountains.
Not perfectly known, but it has been found on crowberry and heather.
Eggs laid on foodplant. The Larva feeds from a silken tube low down on the plant. Pupation details unknown.
Photo by GBC, 13th July 2013, Lake Vrynwy