Acrolepiopsis assectella   Copyright Martin Evans@WGUK
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                   Leek Moth                          Acrolepiopsis assectella  (Zeller, 1839)

Flight period: June, July and October to April.

Forewing: 10 to 6.5mm.

Habitat: Gardens and allotments.

Larvae: In May, June or August to October it mines the leaves, then bores into the stem or bulbs of onion, leek or garlic.