|49.184 ~ 1106 ~ Lobesia reliquana|
Resident. Locally common, found throughout Britain as far north as Perthshire. Very local in North Wales and some north-western
First recorded in the west of the county at Commins Coch in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-13mm.
A quite distinctive species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Rides and open areas of woodland.
Oak, silver birch and sloe.
Spinning. Eggs laid on underside of foodplant. Larva lives and feeds within spun leaves or shoots. Pupa pale yellow, spun up in a white silken cocoon attached to a dead leaf or on the ground.
Photo by PRW, 29th May 2011, Commins Coch