|1283 ~ Dichrorampha montanana|
Resident. A northern species found from Staffordshire to the north of Scotland where it is very common and throughout Wales.
Recorded from a single site in the west of the county at Commins Coch.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-14mm.
time & Voltinity
Wasteland and uncultivated land.
Yarrow and tansy.
Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in the roots and rootstock. Pupates in an earthen cocoon.
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Photo by PRW, 12th June 2008, Commins Coch