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1239 ~ Pammene rhediella 
UK Status

Resident. Generally quite common in Britain, more local in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county. This is only the 9th record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 10-12mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Woodland Margins, parkland, hedgerows, orchards and scrub.

Foodplant

Hawthorn and occasionally dogwood, apples, pear, plum and cherry.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in 'spun up' flowers and on surface of fruit. Pupates under bark or dead wood.
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