|49.321 ~ 1273 ~ Dichrorampha petiverella|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Morayshire.
A sighting from Llanymynech Hill in 1929 was not repeated until 2012 when a dead specimen was found at Commins Coch, and then a live moth was swept from vegetation at Llanfechain.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Hedgerows and grassland.
Yarrow and tansy.
Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in the roots and rootstock. Pupates in a cocoon attached to the roots constructed of root material and soil.
Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain
Photo by PRW, 20th July 2013, Commins Coch