|1200f1 ~ Eucosma fulvana|
Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Sutherland.
Recorded from a single site in the west of the county at Commins Coch.
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.
Click map for larger image