Lep:Bucculatricidae
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272 Bucculatrix cidarella (Zeller, 1839)
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cocoon

 

Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder), Myrica (Bog Myrtle).

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: August - September

Notes: A narrow mine almost filled with black frass, starting from a rough black egg-case. The larva pupates in a ribbed, pale brown cocoon (as shown)        

Data: 01.ix.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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