|1316 ~ Catoptria falsella|
Resident. A local, rather uncommon species found from Aberdeen southwards.
Recorded on a few occasions in the east of the county, the only records in recent times occurring in 2011 (pictured below).
Wingspan : M & F, 18-24mm.
time & Voltinity
Mossy walls, thatch or dense evergreen foliage.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a silk-lined gallery and feeds within. Pupates in larval gallery.
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Photo by DB, 15th July 2011, Middletown
Photo by MDH, 1st Aug 2011, Llanfyllin