|0768 ~ Carpatolechia notatella|
Resident. A widespread and fairly common species found throughout Britain.
First recorded in the east of the county at Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve in 2011.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-15mm.
There are a number of very similar species, care must be taken in the identification
time & Voltinity
Woodland, heathland, scrub & fens.
Various sallow species.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds under the down on the underside of leaf often curling the leaf edge, sometimes two leaves are spun together. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon on the ground.
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Photo by PRW, 21st May 2011, Dolforwyn Woods
Photo by PRW, 21st May 2011, Dolforwyn