470 Orthotelia sparganella

Single-brooded, overwintering stage uncertain

Known larval stage May to June

Adult forewing - around 8 to 12mm. Flies July to August

Larval foodplants : Bur-reed (Sparganium spp.) or occasionally Iris spp. or Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima)

Not currently available on this website. For examples of larval mines see:-


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