|1168 ~ Gypsonoma sociana|
Resident. Locally common in the southern half of Britain, very local in Scotland.
This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county. Only the 7th record for north Wales
Wingspan : M & F 12-15mm.
Gypsonoma aceriana and Gypsonoma dealbana.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Aspen, black poplar and sallow sp.
Stem miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mines stem, later feeding in expanding buds. Pupates on ground or a crevice of bark.
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Photo by DB, 13th June 2014, Middletown