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49.322 ~ 1276 ~ Dichrorampha plumbagana
UK Status

Resident. A fairly common species over much of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2019 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-15mm.

Confusion species

Fairly distinctive.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Achillea millefolium.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. First mining an old flower twig, then boring through parts of the stem and roots. Pupates in feeding place.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JEG, 10th May 2019, Llanymynech