|20.011 ~ 0410 ~ Argyresthia brockeella|
Resident. Widespread and often common throughout the British Isles.
Found at scattered locations throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-12mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Birch and alder.
Bud miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva feed in a bud and later a catkin where it overwinters. Pupates on the ground or under bark.
Photo by PRW, 28th June 2008, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 11th July 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by MW, 18th June 2011, Cors Dyfi