Rumex spp., Polygonum spp. and Lysimachia vulgaris, with larva feeding from July to September in a blotch in the upper side of a leaf, then in cones made from the tip of a leaf or from a strip cut from a larger leaf of the foodplant. Pupates in a cocoon in the final occupied cone.
Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required
Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1924. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
Two generations, with adults possible all year round.
Water-pepper, Redshank, Black Bindweed, Common Sorrel, Sheep's Sorrel, Broad-leaved Dock, others