|1147 ~ Epinotia cruciana|
Resident. A locally common species throughout the British Isles.
Found for the first time at Cors Dyfi in the far west of the county in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-15mm.
time & Voltinity
Damp woodland, heaths, high ground & coastal dunes containing foodplant.
Various sallow & willow species.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within spun leaves or buds. Pupa light-brown in a fragile cocoon amongst leaf litter.
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Photo by MW, 18th June 2011, Cors Dyfi
Photo by GBC, 16th July 2014, Lake Vyrnwy