|0592 ~ Stephensia brunnichella|
Resident. Mainly found in England, less common in Wales.
Leaf mines first found at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county in 2019.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-9mm.
Care should be taken, as this species is very similar some other related species.
time & Voltinity
Calcareous deciduous woodland.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid by midrib of leaf. Larva first forms a narrow mine & later a large blotch. Pupates: in leaf or ground.
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Photo by MGB, 28th July 2019, Llanymynech
pic shows leafmine on wild basil