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1151 ~ Epinotia trigonella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few records coming from the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-22mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Open heathland, woodland and bogs.

Foodplant

Birch.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in a folded leaf or between spun leaves. Pupates spun up in larval habitation or in a silken cocoon in litter on ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 3rd Sept 2011, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 3rd Sept 2011, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 11th Aug 2012, Cors Dyfi