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0986 ~ Syndemis musculana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles up to an altitude of 2,500ft.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-21mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Many habitats.


Many trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in spun or rolled leaves. Pupates in a loosely spun cocoon amongst the leaf litter or on the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 6th May 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 22nd Apr 2011, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 4th May 2011, Commins Coch