|1503 ~ Gilmeria ochrodactyla|
Resident. Widespread and common over much of England and Wales.
A single old record coming from Staylittle in 1975.
Wingspan : M & F, 24-28mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Shoot miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mine down a shoot in autumn, into the roots where it hibernates, then mines up another shoot in the spring. Pupates on a stem or in a dead leaf.
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