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63.079 ~ 1292 ~ Calamotropha paludella
UK Status

Locally distributed in marshes, in southern England & Wales, with some records as far north as Cheshire and Lancashire.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Guilsfield in the north-east of the county in 2020.

Wingspan :   M & F 23-29mm

Confusion species

None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Fens and other wet habitats

Foodplant

Bulrush.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva mines the leaf, burrowing downwards. Pupates in mine.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SOS, 25th July 2020, Guilsfield