|1405 ~ Pleuroptya ruralis ~ Mother of Pearl|
Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles, abundant in the south, more local and less common in the north.
A very common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-37mm.
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Leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a rolled leaf and lives within but, easily spooked, it drops from a silk thread if disturbed. Pupates in a large silk-lined chamber in leaves of foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 27th July 2008, Llanfyllin