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Monday, 13 August 2018

Euclaybites at Cnwc

The only previous Carmarthenshire records of Eucalybites aurogutella are of mines in two places at Cnwc-y-llwyn, Brechfa in autumn 2009. I have searched our St John's-wort subsequently without finding any more mines, so was chuffed to find the micro I noticed fluttering over the flowerbed on Sunday afternoon was this distinctive little orange-spotted moth.

1 comment:

  1. That`s a distinctive moth, Sam. I`ve just checked what the leaf-mine looks like and will keep a look-out.