|49.289 ~ 1187 ~ Epiblema costipunctana|
Resident. Widely distributed and locally common throughout the British Isles as far north as the Outer Hebrides.
First recorded in 2010 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 13-18mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Uncultivated ground, meadows, cuttings and sandhills.
Stem feeder and root borer. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in the root and/or stem. Pupates in a silken cocoon in the leaf litter.
Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech