Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.091 Ectoedemia heringi (Toll, 1934)
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frass accumulates in the blotch

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)    

Egg: Upper surface of the leaf

Mine: October - November

Notes: A gallery which leads to blotch (no slit in lower epidermis so the frass accumulates in the blotch). Larva greenish or yellowish white, head and pronotal plate reddish-brown. The dark head distinguishes it from E.albifasciella, which has a pale brown head.

Data: herbarium specimen coll. Rob Edmunds

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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