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1165 ~ Zeiraphera isertana
UK Status

Resident. Fairly common and widespread throughout much of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 14-19mm.

Confusion species


Zeiraphera diniana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Oak woodland.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on a foodplant. Larva lives between spun leaves or a folded leaf. Pupates in larval habitation or in a crevice of the bark of the tree.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by AT, 23rd July 2013, Derwenlas