|1285 ~ Dichrorampha plumbana|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as eastern Ross and Cromarty.
Infrequently recorded from the north east of Montgomeryshire.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-14mm.
D. sedatana and D. aeratana.
time & Voltinity
Ox-eye daisy and yarrow.
Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in roots and rootstock, when nearly full grown it forms a web around the root and feeds within on the root surface. Pupates in a silken cocoon in larval habitation.
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Photo by DB, 10th June 2012, Middletown
Confirmed by gen det (ANG)