|1200 ~ Eucosma hohenwartiana|
Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Sutherland.
A fairly common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-23mm.
time & Voltinity
Knapweed and saw-wort.
Flower/seed feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in flowerheads and seedheads feeding on the developing seeds and pith. Pupates in a silken cocoon amongst the leaf litter.
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Photo by MDH, 14th July 2009, Llanfyllin