|1207 ~ Clavigesta purdeyi|
Resident. A fairly common species found in England and Wales, but more local in the north.
Discovered at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county in 2012.
Wingspan : M & F 9-11mm.
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Scots pine, Corsican pine.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mines the needles, overwinters and continues to mine the following spring. Pupates in a loosely spun cocoon amongst the needles.
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Photo by DAG, 10th Aug 2012, Llanymynech