|1502 ~ Platyptilia isodactylus|
Resident. Local and scattered distribution, found in the southern counties of England and Wales, also in northern Scotland.
First recorded in 2010 at Commins Coch in the west of the county. A new record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-29mm.
time & Voltinity
Marshy and wet places.
Spinning/stem miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in spun top shoots and later mines a stem. Pupates in the stem.
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Photo by PRW, 18th Sept 2010, Commins Coch