Lep: Tortricidae
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49.165 Cleypha woodiana (Barrett, 1882)
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the crescent shaped winter mine is seen here

 

Food Plant: Viscum album (Mistletoe)

Mine: September - May

Notes: The larva overwinters in a narrow crescent shaped mine on the the lower leaf surface (as shown) and then forms a large blotch mine next spring. A rare miner, being found in old apple orchardsand in hedgerows in the West of England and South Wales

Data: 16.i.2005, Gloucestershire, VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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