Lep:Bucculatricidae
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14.010 Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848
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two mines are seen in the centre and either side of the midrib

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A short contorted gallery, usually near midrib. Two mines are seen in the centre, either side of the mirib. The larva pupates in a whitish cocoon - spun on a leaf in Summer and on the trunk in autumn.

Data: 14.ix.2003, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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