|1063 ~ Celypha striana|
Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout England and Wales as far north as Durham, becoming more scarce in the north.
Fairly common in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M. 17-22mm. F. 16-19mm.
time & Voltinity
Root feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva burrows into the root of the plant and feeds within. Pupates spun up in a cocoon of earth and silk in the root or nearby.
Click map for larger image
Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2009, Llanfyllin