|49.347 ~ 1241 ~ Grapholita compositella|
Resident. Fairly common in the southern half of Britain, becoming more local further north.
First recorded in 2016 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 8-10mm.
A fairly distinctive species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Chalk and grassland meadows, sand dunes and open woodland.
Clover, bird's foot trefoil.
Eggs laid singly on foodplant. Larva feed in stems, later in spun leaves. Pupates in a white cocoon in the litter.
Photo by PAR, 13th Aug 2017, Abermule
Photo by TW, 28th May 2020, Berriew