|1133 ~ Epinotia bilunana|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire.
Recorded from three sites in the extreme north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 13-17mm.
time & Voltinity
Woodland, parks and commons.
Catkin feeder. Eggs, oviposition site not documented. Larva feeds inside a catkin. Pupates in whitish silken cocoon in larval habitation or spun up in leaf litter on the ground.
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Photo by MDH, 25th June 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by SOS, Montgomeryshire