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1452 ~ Phycita roborella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found in small numbers across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 24-29mm.

Confusion species


Trachycera advenella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Oak woodland.

Foodplant

Oak, pear and crab apple.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins leaves together and feeds within. Pupates in soil, leaf litter or under rotten bark.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 13th July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin