|1142 ~ Epinotia tedella|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded at several sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Leaf miner/spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first mines the terminal leaves, then spins an untidy shelter and feeds within. Pupates spun up in a silken cocoon in leaf litter on ground.
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Photo by MDH, 23rd June 2010, Llanfyllin
Rather worn, Male, confirmed by gen det.