|1137 ~ Epinotia tetraquetrana|
Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-16mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Alder and birch.
Twig miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first mines a twig, then moves to shelter formed from a turned down leaf edge. Pupates in a silken cocoon amongst the leaf litter.
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Photo by DB, 24th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy