|1288 ~ Alucita hexadactyla ~ Twenty-plume Moth|
Resident. Widespread and very common in England, less common in Wales and Scotland.
A common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-16mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a whitish blotch in the leaf or eats out a flower bud. Pupates in the mine.
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Photo by MDH, 24th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin