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62.048 ~ 1470 ~ Euzophera pinguis
UK Status

Resident. A local species found in the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from several sites, mainly in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-23mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Bark miner. Eggs laid on bark. Larva feed under the bark forming galleries infesting certain trees which are eventually killed, the colony then move to a neighbouring tree. Pupates in a white silken cocoon under the bark.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 12th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin