|1108 ~ Lobesia abscisana|
Resident. A local species found mainly in the south of Britain and scattered populations as far north as Yorkshire.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county, which was only the third record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 10-13mm.
A fairly distinctive species.
time & Voltinity
Fields, rough meadows and waste ground.
Spinning. Eggs laid on a foodplant. Larva lives amongst the shoots which it spins together. Pupates in silken cocoon amongst the leaf litter.
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Photo by DB, 6th Aug 2013, Middletown
Photo by DB, 14th July 2014, Middletown