|45.038 ~ 1522 ~ Hellinsia tephradactyla|
Resident. A widespread but very local species found throughout the British Isles.
First recorded in 2013 at Commins Coch in the west of the county. This is only the fifth record to be recorded in north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 20-23mm.
Hellinsia ostoedactyla and Hellinsia chrysocomae.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Mature woodland and undisturbed cliffs.
Eggs laid on flowers. Larva first feed on the flowers and seed pods, later grazing the underside of the leaves, making a number of small holes. Pupates attached to a stem by a silken girdle.
Photo by PRW, 22nd June 2013, Commins Coch