|1260 ~ Cydia splendana|
Resident. Locally common over much of Britain.
A locally common species in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-22mm.
time & Voltinity
Margins, rides, glades of woods and hedgerows.
Oak and sweet chestnut.
Nut feeder. Eggs laid on upperside of leaves. Larva lives in the nut, eating out the kernel. Pupates in a tough brown silken cocoon in rotten wood, under moss or in litter or soil.
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Photo by MDH, 24th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MW, 9th Aug 2011, Cors Dyfi