1202 Eucosma obumbratana

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Recorded larval stage August to May

Adult forewing - around 6.5 to 9mm. Flies late June to August

Larval foodplants : Larval foodplants : In the flower and seed-heads of Perennial Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis)

Not currently available on this website. For examples of spun seed-heads, larvae and adults see:-