|0598 ~ Elachista kilmunella|
Resident. A widespread and fairly common species found in Wales, the north of England and Scotland.
This species was first recorded in 2013 on the Berwyns in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 9-11mm.
Many species of Elachista are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species.
time & Voltinity
Boggy areas, acid heathland and grassland.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mines the leaf. The pupa is yellowish brown.
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Photo by ANG, 20th July 2013, Berwyns