|1183 ~ Epiblema foenella|
Resident. A locally fairly common species in the south and west of Britain, more scarce in the north and east.
First recorded at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-26mm.
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Uncultivated ground, river banks & coastal cliffs.
Stem/root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds on the roots and rootstocks, tunnelling upwards in the main stem and side shoots. Pupates in a silken cocoon in stem.
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Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech