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1171 ~ Gypsonoma minutana
UK Status

Resident. Found mainly in the south-east of England, but does extend towards Gloucestershire and the Welsh border.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few very old records from Welshpool in the east of the county in the mid 1960's.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-15mm.

Confusion species


Enarmonia formosana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Woodlands, parks and gardens.

Foodplant

Poplar spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on twigs of foodplant. Larva spins two leaves flatly together and feeds within. Pupates in larval habitation in a flimsy cocoon.
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