Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Scolioneura betuleti (Klug, 1816)
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several larvae can occupy a leaf

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: early Summer and Autumn

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: A large blotch which is full depth and occupies a large proportion of the leaf. Note the fine grained frass. A leaf may contain several larvae (as shown).

Data: 02.x.2004, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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