|1345 ~ Elophila nymphaeata ~ Brown China-mark|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain.
Common throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 25-33mm.
time & Voltinity
Still water & slow flowing rivers.
Frogbit and bur-reed.
Aquatic. Larva first mines leaf then lives in a floating case constructed of leaf fragments, when feeding it attaches itself to the underside of a leaf. Pupates in silken cocoon attached to a stem below surface.
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Photo by MDH, 15th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin