|0296 ~ Calybites phasianipennella|
Resident. Locally common, though widespread in England.
First recorded at Commins Coch in 2010. Uncommon in north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-11mm.
time & Voltinity
Damp woodland and fens.
Mainly water pepper.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva first mines a gallery which turns into a squarish blotch, it later rolls the leaf and feeds within. Pupates in a fragile cocoon in the last rolled leaf.
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Photo by PRW, 11th Sept 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by DB, 1st July 2015, Llandinam Gravels