|1470 ~ Euzophera pinguis|
Resident. A local species found in the southern half of Britain.
Recorded from several sites, mainly in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 18-23mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
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.
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Photo by MDH, 12th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin