|1126 ~ Ancylis badiana|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles as far north as Sutherland.
Recorded from few sites on the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-16mm.
time & Voltinity
Mainly grassy places.
Pea, vetch and clover.
Leaf miner/spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first mines the leaf then spins a leaf into a pod or pocket and feeds within. Pupates spun up in a leaf on the ground or amongst the leaf litter.
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Photo by DB, 19th Aug 2010, Middletown
Photo by DB, May 2011, Middletown